This week, host Mike Oitzman reviews the top mobile robot stories of 2020 with Steve Crowe, editor of The Robot Report.
We look at the biggest stories and review where the investment money went in AMR-related companies for the year end 2020.
This video series, sponsored by Redhat, covers the origins and growth of the Robot Operating System (ROS) from the Stanford Engineering lab, to Willow Garage.
ADLINK Technology announces a strategic investment in Minnesota based Rover Robotics. The companies are joining forces together on ROS2 products based on Data Distribution Service (DDS) and industrial robotic controllers.
This week, Mike’s guest is Seegrid’s VP of Product Jeff Christensen. They discuss the latest in material handling robots.
VitiBot designs and produces electric vineyard robots that are revolutionizing the work in the vineyard.
With true no-contact functions and double disinfection modules, Puductor 2 minimizes the risk of cross infection and improves sanitary condition for indoor environments.
The V1 UVC disinfection robot by Ateago kills germs in the environment by decomposing their DNA structures, thereby reducing spread of viruses.
This week, host Mike Oitzman interviews AutoGuide Mobile Robots CEO Rob Sullivan. AutoGuide recently launched a new high-bay autonomous pallet handling mobile robot. This AMR is capable of autonomously acquiring and placing a full pallet onto high shelves.
LG Electronics announced that it is developing an autonomous robot that will use ultraviolet (UV-C) light to disinfect high-touch, high-traffic areas. LG Business Solutions USA plans to offer the UV robot to U.S. hospitality, education, corporate, retail, restaurant, and transportation customers in early 2021.
Velodyne announces the Velarray M1600, an innovative solid state lidar sensor designed to serve mobile robotic applications. The sensor is lower cost than similar “rotating mirror” based LIDAR units.
Hyundai announces that it is planning to take a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics, maker of the Spot and Atlas robots. The deal is worth $1.1B
ANYbotics AG, a supplier of unique four-legged autonomous robots, announces the closing of its 22 million (USD) Series A financing round led by Swisscom Ventures. The funding will serve to accelerate the commercialization of its autonomous robots for industrial inspection applications.
Vecna Robotics launches the first AMR in the company’s Silverback Series of counterbalanced fork trucks, this next-generation AMR offers a vertical lift of up to 72”.
Monarch Tractor launches their new autonomous compact, utility tractor today. The vehicle is the first all-electric autonomous mobile robot in a familiar form factor.
GreyOrange announced that its GreyMatter operating system and Ranger MoveSmart robots have been implemented in Active Ants’ new e-fulfillment center in Roosendaal, The Netherlands.
The Monarch Tractor is the first all-electric, autonomous, compact tractor. Designed in a form factor familiar to farmers, this machine can immediately be productive for farmers.
This week, host Mike Oitzman interviews Monarch Tractor CEO Praveen Penmetsa, and CTO Zachary Omohundro. Monarch Tractor launched their new all-electric, compact autonomous tractor robot this week, and during the podcast, we learn all about the features and new capabilities that an all-electric, autonomous tractor platform brings to farmers around the world.
MHI made the decision to postpone the 2021 in-person tradeshow. No new date announced. In its place, MHI announces a new digital event in 2021: ProMatDX
A3 announces today that the 2021 Automate Show has been postponed until June 6-9, 2022 in Detroit MI.
The Dot Power Platform is a mobile diesel-powered platform designed to work autonomously with a wide variety of implements commonly used in agriculture. Its U-shaped frame facilitates the direct loading of implements, so that, once loaded, the implement “becomes one” with the mobile powered platform.
Korechi presents RoamIO, an Autonomous Robot enabled with Artificial Intelligence and high-precision spatial awareness to automate the most mundane tasks in turf and farm care with a high degree of reliability.
AgXeed designs, builds and delivers ready to use autonomous vehicles for the agribusiness. In this video, agriculture meets autonomy with the AgBot.
Pudu Robotics launches Puductor2, an updated version of the Puductor robot. This version features biocide spraying and UV light disinfection modes to help disinfection facilities.
Caja Robotics announces that they have closed their Series B funding round for $12M.