3PLs have recognized that robots can improve efficiency and help with scalability, especially with labor shortages regionally and around the holidays. Logistics leader PLG expects to expand its deployment of LocusBots.
IDS Provides ‘Robot Eyes’ for Potentially Explosive Environments
ExRobotics, a Dutch maker of remote-controlled systems for the oil and gas industry, uses IDS products because of their cost and hardware and software capabilities.
How thyssenkrupp Found Success in Digital Transformation With Robotics, AR/VR
thyssenkrupp North America CEO Patrick Bass offers advice on how technology and employee empowerment can foster change.
Innovation at Work: Vecna Robotics Helps Milton CAT Develop a Flexible Workflow
Milton CAT had a problem: Infrequently ordered items caused workers to spend up to half their time walking around its distribution center. It turned to Vecna Robotics for help with automation.
Creator of Dexter Robot Arm Teams With Markforged to Scale Parts Production
Haddington Dynamics able to produce more, consolidate number of parts for its under-$3,000 robot arm kit through 3D printing process.
Smart Cities are Getting Smarter, But Challenges Remain
Ubiquitous sensors and applications are driving rapid growth for smart cities, but machine learning not yet advanced to cope with capacity demands.
Robot Startup Lessons From Rethink Robotics’ Fall
Rethink Robotics’ cobots were iconic, but what robot startup lessons can we take from its failure? We spoke with several industry experts to find out.
Amazon Robotics’ Tye Brady: Humans at Heart of Robot Success
Robots have helped Amazon achieve success in the e-commerce fulfillment space, but the human-robot collaboration has succeeded more, says Amazon Robotics’ chief technologist.
E-Commerce Drives FedEx to Find Robots for Multiple Challenges
FedEx has been pushing the development of robots for multiple aspects of its operations, as e-commerce demands outstrip the available workforce. Ted Dengel gives a preview of his session at the Robotics & AI Summit & LiveWorx ’18.
Case Study: Voodoo Manufacturing Triples 3D Printing Production With Cobots
Voodoo Manufacturing is an example of how collaborative robots can aid in fast integration, lights-out operations, and even reshoring of production to the U.S.
Robots at Honeytop Specialty Foods: Case Study
After three weeks of production, a brand-new product was introduced in less than an hour without the need for any new investment from Honeytop.
Case Study: Ethical/Legal Issues in Human Machine Mergers
Real-life case study where human machine mergers bring up several legal and ethical issues,