In 2019, overall robot market revenues experienced negative growth for the first time in many years affected by the global manufacturing downturn and reduced demand in major end industries such as automotive and electronics. However, the collaborative robot market still maintains a high growth rate of more than 30% (32.1% in revenue term and 31.3%…
Robotics in retail are essential for companies to transform and to respond to rapidly changing market demands. Amazon, Bossa Nova, and Brain Corp provide examples.
As the COVID-19 pandemic slowed global manufacturing and trade, investments in robots, drones, and self-driving cars continued in March 2020, with both more shutdowns and an eventual recovery to come.
From heavy lifting arms to collaborative robots, manufacturing and other industries now have a variety of options, depending on their needs.
Modular robotics are currently a niche market, but the need for flexibility could propel demand, predicts one global market analyst.
To optimize order picking, robot designers, integrators, and users should consider the pieces, processes, and training required for industrial automation, cobots, or AMRs.
Retailers with traditional automated storage and retrieval systems can now scale to fully automate millions of each picks in break pack operations.
The Sense One flash camera from Sense Photonics is a 3D, solid-state lidar that promises to help autonomous robots and vehicles see farther and more safely.
MODEX 2020 was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but exhibitors and attendees expressed optimism about the supply chain robotics market.
Ten new deployments will use Locus Robotics AMRs for fulfillment tasks.
Organizations looking to deploy autonomous mobile robots within their environments visit with several companies at HighJump event.
Some robotics companies cancel participation as concerns over virus grow.
Soft Robotics, whose vision systems and soft grippers can handle a wide variety of items, said it can now address costly e-commerce returns of polybagged items.
RightHand Robotics has opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, and named Jon Schechter as head of Europe.
Visual inspection in manufacturing, mobile robots in warehouses, and drone infrastructure inspections are just some of the IoT applications for the new Brain Builder SDK.
100 million units picked is just the start for the autonomous mobile robot pioneer.
System looks to improve efficiency and safety through autonomous electric vehicles for freight transfer between public roads and warehouses.
Robotics, automation, AI and drones are enabling digitization efforts for the future supply chain.
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In addition to its expansion into the Americas, Geek+ announced the appointment of executives to lead its efforts for logistics and factory automation with mobile robots.
New survey shows high interest in automation and robotics to address accuracy and efficiency.
Company says customers report 2x to 3x productivity improvements with mobile robot deployments.
In January 2020, robotics investments and mergers and acquisitions showed continued strength across applications, even as economic challenges affected manufacturing and food service robots.
New 50,000-square-meter facility will become joint headquarters for Denmark-based cobot companies.
Kinova, GreyOrange, RightHand among those collaborating with integrators and other customers/partners.