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Robotic gripper designer Soft Robotics lands $23 million in VC
Backers include robot arm vendor Fanuc, automation provider Honeywell, as sector sees rising integration.
Vecna Robotics to accelerate new product development with latest funding round
Firm will use $50 million venture capital funds to meet double-digit annual growth forecast for the mobile robot market.
Report: Spending on robotics systems, drones to rise 17% this year
Forecast calls for double-digit spending increases in both categories through 2023, with robotics systems dominating the outlook, IDC research says.
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Seegrid boosted employee headcount by 35% in 2019
Growth designed to meet hot demand for automated guided vehicles and autonomous mobile robots, firm says.
Rental robots help DCs solve labor woes
The "Robotics-as-a-Service" model provides users with autonomous bots for a monthly subscription fee, allowing them to swiftly scale up their operations for peak season.
Dematic teams with Dot Foods on fully-automated warehouse
Illinois facility to boost efficiency in frozen food distribution with AS/RS, robotics, firms say.
GreyOrange updates fulfillment automation platform with trio of robots
AI-driven "Ranger" bots are designed to boost DC efficiency for omnichannel, store replenishment, and e-commerce, firm says.
Report: Mobile robotics on the rise in retail
More than 150,000 mobile robots expected to be deployed in brick-and-mortar stores by 2025, report shows.
Report: logistics sector will rise to second place in use of collaborative robots by 2023
Applications led by material handling, assembly, and pick & place, Interact Analysis says.
ISO sets standard for airborne drone applications
Protocols cover quality, safety, security, and overall "etiquette" for the operation of commercial air drones.

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