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ABB

ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. We have a complete portfolio of industrial technology products for customers in utilities, transport and infrastructure. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. The YuMi family of collaborative robots ? designed with best-in-class safety ? facilitate close collaboration with humans. YuMi cobots are designed for low payload applications such as handling small parts and inspection tasks. But there is so much more: ABB SafeMove software can transform any connected industrial robot with higher payloads and faster speeds into a collaborative one. Aimed at increasing manufacturing productivity, IRB 1100 provides up to 35% faster cycle times and best-in-class repeatability for high-quality manufacturing. IRB 1100 consistently outperforms similar robots in terms of payload and position repeatability (RP) even when under space constraints. Indeed, IRB 1100 offers the highest payload for a robot of its class. Compared to the previous generation, the IRB 1100 robot design was optimized with a 10% smaller footprint and over 20% weight reduction for space-efficient installation in diverse environments, such as electronics manufacturing factories.The small footprint allows multiple robots to be deployed simultaneously in order to collaboratively perform automation operations, enabling more flexible handling for heavy-load operations with complex tools/end effectors. Powered by ABB?s new OmniCoreTM controller, IRB 1100 is equipped with advanced motion control capabilities, making it ideal for supporting rapid assembly, pick-and-place, and material handling applications.

Amazon Robotics

At Amazon Robotics, we are continually reimagining what now looks like. We see the big picture, imagine a better one, and make the connections that turn complex problems into elegantly simple solutions. Amazon Robotics provides a smarter, faster, more consistent customer experience. We embrace the spirit of invention by combining robotics and software in ways like never before. Additionally, Amazon Robotics is focused on developing corporate and academic partnerships to support innovation throughout the robotics ecosystem, to bring cutting edge technology into the field faster. Amazon Robotics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amazon.com.

Balyo

BALYO transforms standard forklift trucks into standalone intelligent robots thanks to its breakthrough proprietary Driven by Balyo technology. The geoguidance navigation system developed by BALYO allows vehicles equipped with the system to locate their position and navigate autonomously inside buildings. BALYO and its partners, LINDE Material Handling, HYSTER-YALE Group and NORCAN, have developed the simplest and the most advanced robotic lift trucks and AMRs of the industry. Combining the expertise of original equipment manufacturers with the unique robotic intelligence of BALYO, you can now robotize 80% of your logistic applications. Using Driven by BALYO products will bring you uncomparable cost savings, quality improvements, lean processes and focus employees on creating value for your company.

Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics builds advanced mobile manipulation robots with remarkable mobility, dexterity perception and agility. We use sensor-based controls and computation to unlock the potential of complex mechanisms. Our world-class development teams develop prototypes for wild new concepts, do build-test-build engineering and field testing and transform successful designs into robot products. Spot goes where wheeled robots cannot, while carrying payloads with endurance far beyond aerial drones. With 360? vision and obstacle avoidance, the robot can be driven remotely or taught routes and actions to perform autonomous missions. By integrating Spot with software and sensors, the robot can perform tasks in a variety of industries. From documenting construction progress to monitoring remote environments, adding situational awareness, and even performing, Spot can be trusted to get the job done.

Clearpath Robotics

Clearpath Robotics Inc. is a global robotics company dedicated to automating the world?s dullest, dirtiest, and deadliest jobs. Founded in 2009, the company successfully commercialized one of the world?s first platforms to support robotics research. In 2015, the company expanded its product portfolio to include a materials handling offering through its OTTO? Motors division. Clearpath works with over 500 of the world?s most recognizable brands?including GE and Toyota?in over 40 countries serving markets that span manufacturing, logistics, mining, military, agriculture, aerospace and academia.

CloudMinds

Our end-to-end cloud robot system combines two ground-breaking technologies, the Human Augmented Robot Intelligence with eXtreme Reality (HARIX) cloud intelligence architecture and robot bodies with Smart Compliant Actuators (SCAs) to empower smooth cloud robotics in a wide range of vertical applications. We also modify third-party robot bodies to enable them to be integrated into our cloud robot system to empower customer engagements in retail, hospitality, real estate, smart city and other robotics applications. Our end-to-end cloud robotics system combines the cloud intelligence architecture and robot bodies to provide cloud robot services to customers. This system is capable of operating a massive number of cloud robots simultaneously, including reception robots, security robots, humanoid robots and other service robots. Manufactured by SoftBank Robotics and powered by CloudMinds HARIX cloud brain, Cloud Pepper is a humanoid robot. Empowered by the AI capabilities of the cloud brain, Cloud Pepper uses facial recognition and natural language processing to connect with customers on an emotional level, providing a new unique conversational experience. Cloud Pepper is ideal for use as a receptionist in hotels or retail stores as it can navigate and conduct multiple rounds of dialogue with human beings. The Cloud Pepper humanoid robot can be rented and used for receptions, as a companion, for providing service guidance, or as a market promotor at conferences, trade shows and corporate events. Pepper itself is made by Softbank Robotics Corp. (SRC) and is ideal for many industries.

Fetch Robotics

The Fetch Cloud Robotics Platform provides the only Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) solution that deploys in hours vs. days or weeks and addresses multiple applications ? including material handling and data collection - with a common, unified, cloud-based platform. We offer turnkey and extensible systems that safely find, track, and move anything from parts to pallets in warehouses, factories, and distribution centres. Go beyond fulfilment with software, services, and mobile robotics that offer true flexibility with automation that can deploy in just hours and workflows that can be changed mid-shift and redeployed on the fly to different areas within the same facility. Material handling and transportation plays a fundamental role in logistics success and these workflows are turbo-charged with the Fetch Robotics VirtualConveyor line of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs). VirtualConveyor AMRs deploy and redeploy in hours and move anything from parts to pallets in warehouses, factories, and distribution centres ? all while working safely alongside people, forklifts, and other material handling equipment. Automated data collection is more precise, consistent, and cost-effective with the Fetch Robotics DataSurvey line of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs). DataSurvey solutions ensure operations personnel can reliably automate data collection workflows 24/7 and pinpoint inventory through automatic identification and data capture at any moment ? even in the largest and most densely packed warehouses, factories, and distribution centers.

Ghost Robotics

Ghost Robotics is revolutionizing legged robotics and the market for highly-agile and fast teleoperated and autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for military, homeland security, public safety, and enterprise inspection and security applications. Our quadrupedal UGVs (Q-UGVs) is unstoppable. Beyond all-terrain stability and operation in virtually any environment, a core design principle for our legged robots is reduced mechanical complexity when compared to any other legged robots, and even traditional wheeled-tracked UGVs. By reducing complexity, we inherently increase durability, agility and endurance, and reduce the cost to deploy and maintain ground robots. Our modular design even supports field swapping any sub-assembly within minutes. Users and channel partners can leverage any NVIDIA autonomy stack or AI application to build a fully functional solution for situational awareness, EOD/Bomb disposal, collect and analyze data, deploy mesh communication networks or deliver payloads, including UAVs. Strategic partners can build solution specific Q-UGVs for virtually any use-case with their choice of sensors, radios and even size the robot to suit their specific requirements.

Grabit Inc.

We channel the same static cling that makes a balloon stick to your hair and use it to automate the handling of virtually any material. Our products combine the power of a thousand custom solutions into simple appliances ready to work on day one. Not only are they vastly more flexible than current solutions, but they?re also cheaper, faster and consume far less power. Stackit is an auto-layering robot that delivers 20x productivity and a less than 2 year ROI. Its electroadhesive gripper has limitless flexibility ?? easily stacking materials like leathers, meshes and composite fibres. Industries as diverse as aerospace and apparel already use Stackit to automate in ways they never imagined. Conveyit redefines the conveyor belt for the 21st century. Its secret weapon is its electroadhesive belt that acts like a magnet, holding virtually anything it touches in place. Conveyit delivers such finely-tuned control that you can activate and deactivate its static cling at will. This unleashes previously impossible capabilities, like automated sorting and delayering. Conveyit effortlessly moves packages of all sizes and weights at angles that normal conveyors couldn?t dream of. And because the belt secures everything it touches, it runs at double the speed of traditional solutions.

GreyOrange

GreyOrange is a global company that modernizes order fulfilment through Artificial Intelligence-driven software and AI-driven mobile robots built together so they cooperate in deciding on and executing warehouse activities that maximize payoffs and minimize tradeoffs to create the highest yield. The GreyOrange Fulfillment Operating System is the only solution combining AI-driven GreyMatter software + intelligent Ranger robots to drive deeper data, dynamic decisions and demand-driven delivery. Ranger robots are developed in integration with GreyMatter AI software to flexibly respond, intelligently adapt and mobilize faster, frictionless fulfilment. The Ranger series of intelligent robots are built together with our GreyMatter AI-driven software to form the GreyOrange Fulfillment Operating System. A real-time feedback loop between GreyMatter and Ranger robots continuously shapes decisions and performance. Unlike robots that operate as system attachments, Ranger robots incorporate GreyMatter intelligence as a learning layer that guides them to adapt to real-time events happening within the distribution centre and externally as orders fluctuate and you adjust your fulfilment priorities.

Harvest Automation

Robots are powering the next innovation surge in Industry. Harvest Automation is a material handling company that develops and manufactures robots to address some of the most challenging issues facing the world. Backed by a team of world-class robotics innovators, Harvest Automation has released the first flexible, scalable robots for Agriculture and Distribution & Fulfillment. Harvest Automation's flagship product is designed to perform material handling tasks in unstructured, outdoor environments such as those typically found in commercial growing operations. The robots work safely alongside people and require minimal training to operate, while vastly reducing production costs and improving productivity. The HV-100 robots reduce direct labour headcount and costs while enabling efficiency initiatives such as resource management, just in time production, and inventory control.

Kindred AI

Since its founding in 2014, Kindred has been exploring and engineering systems that enable robots to interact with the physical world, with the ultimate goal of a future where intelligent machines can solve valuable real-world problems. Kindred has developed the first reinforcement learning robot that is currently in commercial use at e-commerce leaders like Gap, Inc. Carter's, and other global retailers. The Kindred SORT robots work alongside warehouse staff to more quickly and accurately sort items into individual customer orders. The robots arrive pre-trained and adapt to each centre?s unique processes, with algorithms that improve performance over time. Autonomous learning combined with advanced robotics, integration consulting, and remote piloting services to ensure peak performance. Equipped with reinforcement learning and proprietary grasping technology, SORT performs exceptionally well in the constantly changing environment of a retail fulfilment centre.

KUKA Robotics

KUKA is a global automation corporation with sales of around EUR 3.2 billion and around 14,000 employees. As a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA offers its customers everything from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, general industry, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare. KUKA offers a comprehensive range of industrial robots. You will always find the right one, no matter how challenging the application. KUKA expertise, packed into minimal space. With the KR 3 AGILUS, we are setting new standards for robots in the 3-kilogram class. This lightweight robot produces the smallest of components in manufacturing cells measuring just 600 x 600 mm in an agile and cost-efficient manner and with top precision. he KR 3 AGILUS is particularly suitable when small components and products have to be manufactured in a minimum of space. Assembling small components, handling, screw fastening, adhesive bonding, packaging and inspecting: it can be used wherever short production cycles are required with the highest level of output. Thanks to its compact size, the KR 3 AGILUS offers maximum productivity per square meter. This combination makes the robot especially appealing to the electronics industry.

LifeRobotics

Development, manufacturing and sales of the world's only elbow-free collaborative robot CORO. CORO eliminates the elbow rotary joint. We eliminated complicated and useless movements due to "elbow protrusion", which was a weakness of vertically articulated robots, and realized easy movements and minimized movement space. Therefore, it does not cause anxiety for the people who work together and prevents collision problems.

READY Robotics

The READY Robotics story began in Baltimore, Maryland. Created from cutting-edge robotics research at Johns Hopkins University, the focus of READY Robotics has always been about building accessible robotic solutions for manufacturers. READY Robotics empowers manufacturers to be more competitive through our line of intuitive-to-use, easy to control industrial robotic software called Forge. The Forge suite of products requires minimum installation effort. no robotic or programming experience necessary. Forge/OS enables plug and play integration of a robot, peripherals (including End of Arm Tooling), feeders, and machine tools. In addition, our visual programming application programs the entire solution, not just the robot movements, enables task setup to be done in hours and not weeks

RedZone Robotics

The industry demanded robotic platforms that can provide highly advanced data to analyze ageing infrastructure, and RedZone met this challenge with multi-sensor inspection technology (MSI). MSI uses synchronized digital CCTV, laser profiling, and sonar to provide a complete profile of critical pipes. The results obtained from MSI offerings have enabled wastewater managers and engineers to obtain a truer picture of their system and allowed them to make significantly better decisions about the maintenance of critical, main pipes. SOLO is the world?s first truly unmanned sewer inspection robot and is radically changing the way collection system managers approach operations and management. Typical daily production rates far outpace conventional methods. With SOLO you never miss a defect. Field operator variability is eliminated as a factor influencing data quality. Video captured by SOLO allows the viewer to pan, tilt, and zoom an entire pipe segment 360 degrees from a PC, in a controlled environment. Reports can be generated offline without requiring a certified operator to deploy the equipment.

Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics? collaborative robots transform the way manufacturing work gets done on factory floors around the world. Our cobots can be deployed quickly, are designed to work safely alongside people, and are highly reliable, adaptable and easy-to-use. With a quick return on investment, manufacturers are increasingly turning to our Sawyer cobot as a smart solution to automate more while addressing challenges like labor shortages and productivity across industries such as plastics, packaging and co-packing, metal fabrication, electronics, and automotive supply chain.

RightHand Robotics

RightHand Robotics (RHR) is a leader in providing end-to-end solutions that reduce the cost of e-commerce order-fulfilment of electronics, apparel, grocery, pharmaceuticals, and countless other industries. Unlike traditional factory robots that can be complex to set up and are singly purposed, RHR solutions are simple to integrate and adaptable to improve the utilization of many different customer workflows, such as sorting batch-picked items, picking items from an ASRS, inducting items to a belt sorter, and order quality assurance. RHR grew out of a team of researchers from Harvard Biorobotics Lab, the Yale Grab Lab, and MIT leading groundbreaking research in grasping systems, intelligent hardware sensors, computer vision, and applied machine learning. RHR was formed to bring these latest technological developments from the lab to the warehousing industry. RightPick is the future of e-commerce order fulfilment, combining the performance of traditional automation with the flexibility of traditional workflows.

RoboteX

RoboteX is a Silicon Valley-based technology company that is bringing a unique approach to the robotics market. Founded by alumni of PayPal and YouTube, RoboteX is focused on developing affordable, high-quality personal safety robots to solve critical real-world problems. We develop our technology commercially - not through government research grants - and believe that our line of Avatar personal safety robots will become a standard tool for first responders around the world. The AVATAR enhances the capabilities of SWAT and tactical response teams by allowing them to quickly and safely inspect dangerous situations, there is no longer a need to send personnel in before you?ve had a chance to assess the situation. The AVATAR saves lives by keeping first responders out of harm?s way, and it does so at a fraction of the price of other robots. The AVATAR Robots are regarded by tactical teams as a standard operational tool, like a firearm, vehicle, or piece of body armour. Departments across the United States and internationally are using the AVATAR Robots. With the AVATAR?s market-beating affordability and ease-of-use, so can you.

Sarcos

Sarcos Robotics is the world leader in design, development, and deployment of highly mobile and dexterous robots that combine human intelligence, instinct, and judgment with robotic strength, endurance, and precision to augment worker performance. Leveraging more than 25 years of research and development, Sarcos makes revolutionary robotics products designed to save lives, reduce injury, and improve productivity. Sarcos is revolutionizing a myriad of industries by deploying robots that will create the safest, most productive, and cost-effective workforce in the world. Premier surveillance and inspection tool, the Guardian S robot is uniquely capable, cost-effective and man-portable, weighing approximately 17 lb (8 kg). The robot can reliably traverse challenging terrain and facilitate two-way, real-time video, voice and data communication, all from a safe distance. Providing situational awareness for tactical operations, detecting hazardous materials, and relaying critical intelligence. Guardian GT is an award-winning, a force-multiplying robotic system with one or two highly dexterous arms mounted on a track or wheeled base, allowing a single operator to do more, safely. From basic labour-saving tasks like heavy lifting to intricate processes like welding and joining, the human-controlled industrial robot provides an unparalleled combination of dexterity and strength for the operator.

Savioke

Savioke is the leader in developing and deploying peer-to-peer robots that work in human environments to improve people?s lives. The company?s flagship product, Relay, is a beautifully simple yet sophisticated delivery robot that increases productivity, revenue, and delight for people across a range of markets, industries, and applications. The Relay autonomous service robot provides secure chain-of-custody for delivery of medication, specimens and other items throughout the hospital 24/7. Reliable, friendly, and nimble, Relay navigates safely through busy public corridors and lobbies, increasing productivity and job satisfaction by taking over the dull, time-consuming task of delivery. From chemotherapy drugs to blood products, food to gifts, Relay's cleanable, secure, deep container accommodates delivery of the multitude of items transported throughout a hospital every day.

Segway-Ninebot

Segway Robotics is dedicated to future AI-based mobility and innovation in robotics technology. For this, we recruited the best engineers and seek to launch user-centred and cutting-edge products based on the most sophisticated technologies. Innovative yet practical, they are accessible to anyone that desires easier and faster travel or logistics, with more fun. S2 is a nimble, safe, fast and surrounding-adaptable delivery robot capable of accurate location, barrier-crossing, etc. It can move around in indoor space easily and in certain outdoor space and complete delivery tasks in various scenarios, e.g., office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, hospitals... X1 is an auto-pilot robot capable of quick and punctual door-to-door deliveries. It can provide safe, reliable and timely delivery service. It is applicable for different scenarios, such as express delivery, takeaway, fresh groceries, etc.

Veo Robotics

Veo FreeMove is a control system that uses advanced computer vision and 3D sensing to give standard industrial robots the ability to perceive and respond to their surroundings. With FreeMove manufacturers can combine the strength, precision, and speed of standard industrial robots with the ingenuity, judgment, and dexterity of humans to build more efficient and flexible production lines. FreeMove will make manufacturing more flexible and efficient by reducing both capital and operating expenses. It allows manufacturing engineers to build production work cells that include robots (or other automatic machinery) and human production workers. This leads to shorter design times, less custom machinery, and shorter lead times before work cells are operational. In production operations, FreeMove provides shorter taken times, higher unit production rates, and quicker fault recovery, all with improved ergonomics and safety. Safe, fluid human-machine interaction is the future of manufacturing.

ZenRobotics

ZenRobotics is the world?s leading supplier of robotic waste separation technology. If waste sorting was invented today, everyone would put robots on the job. That?s because robots provide a new, more efficient solution to an old problem. The robotic waste separation will revolutionize the waste processing industry the same way that industrial robots changed the automotive industry. Only a lot smarter. Heavy Picker is the strongest sorting robot that can easily separate multiple waste fractions with the help of various sensors, heavy-duty robot arms and artificial intelligence. It provides a simple, unmanned sorting process and makes waste sorting safer, more accurate and profitable. Fast Picker?s robust and compact design is optimal for demanding waste treatment environments. The unit fits a single sorting bay and can be retrofitted for different conveyor widths and multi-lane conveyors. So, it fits most picking stations without additional modifications. Click the icons below for more information.