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MIT engineers develop flexible robot
Designed to grow like a plant, the flexible yet sturdy robot can move through tight spaces and lift heavy loads, expanding the role of robotics in industrial settings, researchers say.
Amazon to build robotics innovation hub in Massachusetts
$40 million investment joins Amazon's existing Mass. robotics facility to form the company's "epicenter of robotics innovation," firm says.
Geodis deploys self-driving pallet jacks from Vecna
Dallas DC uses two autonomous vehicles to move pallets through 150,000-square-foot building.
Users ask for better communication from warehouse robotics vendors
Retailers and manufacturers need automation to help with labor shortages, but vendors tend to overpromise and underperform, MHI panelists say.
Honeywell opens "robotics innovation hub" in Pittsburgh
Division will pull together company's various automation initiatives, be led by former Amazon robotics executive.
FedEx launches drone delivery service in Virginia pilot test
Service with Wing Aviation intended to serve "exceptional" needs like urgent same-day deliveries, customers in rural areas.
Teradyne acquires autonomous forklift vendor AutoGuide for $165 million
Move marks consolidation in AMR sector as Teradyne adds to its portfolio of Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots.
RightHand Robotics opens office in Japan
Massachusetts startup will pursue "significant market opportunity" for automated piece-picking technology in Asia Pacific.
Automated system "mooves" dairy beverages around the clock
Kroger's Mountain View Foods facility is delivering milk, cream, and juice to stores faster than ever thanks to robotic warehouse technology and 24/7 operation.
Plus.ai to pilot autonomous trucks on snowy Minnesota test track
Partnership intended to generate data on self-driving truck performance in winter conditions.

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