Adapta Robotics’ solutions automate critical device testing and retail inventory operations formally accomplished using inefficient and error prone manual methods, freeing workers for higher value tasks in the process.
Walmart’s decision to end its five year experiment with Bossa Nova Robotics and their in-store robot program was unexpected, but upon further analysis not without merit, at least in the short term. Other robotics companies servicing the retail sector are progressing, but they must continue to innovate to be successful.
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.
Which players are on the right track in scaling and maturing their retail-focused robots?
Company expands autonomy software beyond cleaning systems to material handling, shelf analytics, commercial vacuums.
Automation solutions pitched to address stockouts, product compliance and price accuracy.
Market maturity proves that shelf-insight robots are ready to scale next year.
System uses AI, computer vision and autonomous drones to understand what’s on store shelves.
SoftBank Robotics also adds inventory financing to meet market demand for inventory scanning system.
Network provider to test 5G data capabilities on autonomous mobile robots in stores.
Elements for retailers to ask before they begin a robotics deployment.
CEO Brad Bogolea chats with us about the value of its inventory-scanning robots for retailers and brands.
PINC’s Matt Yearling gives us a preview of his ProMat session on the inventory management issues many companies are facing, and how autonomous aerial drones can help.
Most retailers acknowledge inventory accuracy issues, but cost and social concerns slow pace of robotics adoption.
Austin, Texas-based firm raises $5M to expand retail inventory visibility platform.
Schnucks Markets to roll out at least 15 Tally shelf-scanning robots in Missouri and Illinois
Tally autonomous robots combine RFID with computer vision to track inventory across multiple product types, including clothing, consumer electronics and sporting goods.