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.
Robotics and automation technologies are being adopted at record rates, with no signs of slowdown. The primary demand driver is e-commerce.
Swiss based start-up provides a unique 360°, SLAM based localization and navigation solution for builders of autonomous robots and other devices.
Retailers and 3PLs are rapidly adopting a wide range of automation technologies – including robotics – to improve the operational efficacy and efficiency in warehouses and distribution centers. The primary demand driver is e-commerce.
Waypoint’s easy to use and intuitive autonomous mobile robots can be set up and operating in under 15 minutes.
Prior to the Covid pandemic, robotics deployments in retail environments were growing steadily, proving their efficacy, generating ‘value’ and delivering solid ROI in the process. Covid has acted as an accelerant, so much so that in 2021 robotics technologies will transform the retail sector.
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.
Company expands autonomy software beyond cleaning systems to material handling, shelf analytics, commercial vacuums.
Market maturity proves that shelf-insight robots are ready to scale next year.
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.
Delivery robots, aerial and underwater drones, and personal robots dominate the CES 2019 exhibition area.
Austin, Texas-based firm raises $5M to expand retail inventory visibility platform.
As robots move into food preparation, Creator is focusing on quality rather than mass production, explains Martin Buehler.
Program for autonomous floor cleaning robots to expand to 360 stores by end of January 2019.
Delivery and service robots are already in use at several major retailers, conducting tasks such as inventory tracking, moving goods, and delivering parcels.
Schnucks Markets to roll out at least 15 Tally shelf-scanning robots in Missouri and Illinois
While not yet a commonplace sight, retail robots are starting to conduct many tasks to help stores manage inventory, address worker shortages, and extend operations.
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