Seed Group and Ryberg Partner to Bring AI-Assisted Disinfection Technology to the Middle East
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Seed Group and Ryberg Partner to Bring AI-Assisted Disinfection Technology to the Middle East

Netherlands-based Ryberg combines the latest in computer vision, robotics, and infection prevention-technologies to deliver intelligence and efficiency in disinfection. Ryberg has developed Disinfection Robots, which are self-driving disinfection machines. Ryberg’s patented Disinfection Engine makes intelligent disinfection decisions, allowing the robots to disinfect spaces for up to 6 hours—to bring a layer of defense in the…

Aeolus Launches Dual-Arm Humanoid Mobile Robot for Multiple Tasks
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Aeolus Launches Dual-Arm Humanoid Mobile Robot for Multiple Tasks

At CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Aeolus Robotics has introduced aeo, a dual-arm humanoid robot that can perform several service tasks, including delivery, security, eldercare, kiosk operation and ultraviolet germicidal disinfection. The company said its hands-on approach to service, operated by aeo, combines mobility with advanced functionality to perform tasks such as opening doors, picking…

Gausium to Showcase New Navigation Engine at CES 2023
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Gausium to Showcase New Navigation Engine at CES 2023

Gausium, a global provider of autonomous cleaning and service robots, will bring its latest navigation technology “GMind X” to CES 2023.   “We are very much looking forward to the CES,” said Peter Kwestro, global business development director at Gausium. “Gausium is presenting our award-winning service robots at the fair. Having won six awards in…

Danish Robot Collects Tons of River Waste in Demonstration
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Danish Robot Collects Tons of River Waste in Demonstration

All In On Green  has announced that its robot waste collector, SeaProtectorOne, collected more than 100,000 pieces of waste from a river in Denmark over the course of 20 months.  Installed at the mouth of the river in Aarhus, Denmark, where the river flows into the harbor and wider sea, the robot collects waste such…

Cenozoic Robotics Unveils The World’s First Spot-Cleaning Robot
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Cenozoic Robotics Unveils The World’s First Spot-Cleaning Robot

Labor shortages in the cleaning industry have stimulated a substantially increasing demand for floor cleaning robots. They fulfill the market gap caused by the labor shortage, create better working conditions for janitors, save vast labor time spent on floor cleaning, and improve cleaning consistency and results. Current robots cannot do the job of a cleaning…

Sam’s Club Finalizes National Deployment of Brain’s Inventory-Scanning Robots
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Sam’s Club Finalizes National Deployment of Brain’s Inventory-Scanning Robots

Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, has announced completion of a national, chain-wide rollout of “Inventory Scan” towers that have been added to their existing fleet of robotic scrubbers. The rollout is part of a partnership with Brain Corp, which develops artificial intelligence technology for robots. The rollout of the inventory scanning feature on the scrubbers was announced earlier this year.

 

Skyline Robotics Earns Investment to Expand Window-Washing Robot
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Skyline Robotics Earns Investment to Expand Window-Washing Robot

Skyline Robotics, which develops the Ozmo high-rise window-cleaning robot, has announced a key investment from commercial and residential real estate company Durst Ventures. The venture company is an affiliate of The Durst Organization, which owns some of New York City’s most notable skyscrapers, including One Bryant Park, One World Trade Center and 151 West 42nd Street. 

 

Amazon to Acquire iRobot in $1.7B Deal
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Amazon to Acquire iRobot in $1.7B Deal

Amazon has announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire iRobot, maker of consumer robots such as the Roomba vacuum cleaner. Amazon will acquire iRobot for $61 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.7 billion, including iRobot’s net debt. Amazon said upon completion of the merger, Colin Angle will remain as CEO of iRobot.

 

AMP Robotics Expands Partnership with Waste Connections
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AMP Robotics Expands Partnership with Waste Connections

AMP Robotics, which develops robotics and infrastructure for the waste and recycling industry, has announced an expansion of its partnership with Waste Connections, Inc. (WCI), its largest customer. Since late 2 020, WCI has booked or deployed 50 of AMP’s high-speed robotics systems on plastic, fiber, and residue lines.

 

Tailos Adds Melonee Wise to Board of Directors
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Tailos Adds Melonee Wise to Board of Directors

Tailos, which is developing autonomous robots for the hospitality and industrial cleaning industries, has announced the election of Melonee Wise to the company’s board of directors. Wise, the founder of Fetch Robotics and current vice president of Automation at Zebra Technologies (which acquired Fetch in 2021), brings decades of experience in robotics development and building innovative companies.

 

Vallarta Supermarkets Test Badger’s Autonomous Robots for Analytics
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Vallarta Supermarkets Test Badger’s Autonomous Robots for Analytics

Badger Technologies, which develops retail automation solutions, has announced a pilot program with Vallarta Supermarkets, a chain of 53 full-service markets throughout California. The grocery chain will test Badger’s multipurpose autonomous robots to identify hazards at five Vallarta Supermarkets in Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties, as well as testing the robot’s inventory management at a sixth location in order to improve on-shelf product availability.

 

Kärcher Partners With InOrbit to Bring Robot Operations to Autonomous Cleaning
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Kärcher Partners With InOrbit to Bring Robot Operations to Autonomous Cleaning

InOrbit, which develops cloud-based robot operations software, has announced an integration with Alfred Kärcher SE & Co., which develops cleaning technology systems. The integration will add real-time observability, optimization and advanced operations functions to Kärcher’s autonomous equipment.