Mobile robot systems equipped with inductive charging technology.
GECOM is considering extending the AGV fleet to replace manual tuggers used to bring raw components to the assembly line.
Waypoint Robotics and AHS announce a new systems integrator partnership. AHS will offer Waypoint’s full fleet of industrial-strength, omnidirectional AMRs to its valued customer base as part of a fully integrated automated material handling solution.
- by Thomas R. Cutler
Though predicted years ago, COVID-19 has made autonomous forklifts an immediate reality for small footprint manufacturing facilities.
Companies considering AMRs for their manufacturing, warehouse or other e-commerce-related distribution applications can virtually visit the test facility now—with the facility opening for onsite visits following Massachusetts’ phased re-opening guidelines—to see how the AMRs would work in their own facilities.
Out of these 69 applications, the most promising 20 experiments have now been selected. In Phase I of ESMERA, proving their concept, they get funding of up to 75.000 Euros each as well as technical support and business mentoring by the ESMERA consortium.
The initial mission will measure challenging portions of the Dutch Wadden Sea.
- by Jonathan Wilkins
This article discusses how automated guided vehicles have advanced from simple materials handlers to intelligent autonomous robots.
IDTechEx has recently seen competitors joining hands and forming some unlikely-sounding alliances to reduce the cost of autonomous driving development, as well as to share resources and capabilities. In July 2019, BMW Group signed a long-term strategic cooperation with rival company Daimler AG that begins with bringing Level 4 capability to market in the mid-2020s.
The on-water demonstrations took place aboard the world‚Äôs first autonomous spill response vessel ‚Äì a Vigor/Kvichak Marine Industries-built skimmer boat, owned by Marine Spill Response Corp. (MSRC) ‚Äì before a live audience of MARAD, government, naval, international, environmental and industry representatives.
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