Ottonomy, Goggo Partner to Bring Autonomous Robot Deliveries in Spain
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Ottonomy, Goggo Partner to Bring Autonomous Robot Deliveries in Spain

Ottonomy.io and Goggo have announced a partnership to bring last-mile deliveries via mobile robots in Spain and other parts of Europe. The companies said this is the first time in Europe that a fully Level 4 autonomous robot will be traveling on public sidewalks to deliver commercial goods to consumers. Google said it has already…

3D Camera Manufacturer Orbbec Announces the Femto Mega Camera with Real-Time Streaming
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3D Camera Manufacturer Orbbec Announces the Femto Mega Camera with Real-Time Streaming

Orbbec, a leading global 3D camera manufacturer, announced the launch of the Femto Mega. Built in partnership with Microsoft, it is designed to enable ready access to 3D technology. It’s the industry’s highest resolution 3D camera with real-time streaming of processed images over ethernet or USB connections that makes it ideal for use in robotics,…

OrionStar Robotics Unveils Lucki Pro Service Robot
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OrionStar Robotics Unveils Lucki Pro Service Robot

China’s OrionStar Robotics has announced the next generation of its delivery robot. The Lucki PRO service robot includes features such as a dish recognition camera, 360-degree smart ambient lamp, 14.1-inch high-definition screen, and torsion bar damping suspension. The dish recognition camera can automatically identify and broadcast dishes, enabling real-time data analysis and standardization for chain…

AutoStore Launches Pio, an AS/RS Aimed at SMBs
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AutoStore Launches Pio, an AS/RS Aimed at SMBs

Automation warehouse company AutoStore has announced the North American launch of Pio (Product In/Out), a plug-and-play version of its AutoStore cube storage technology specifically geared for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Based on a pay-per-pick service model, Pio allows retailers of apparel, sporting goods, crafts and cosmetics to deploy robotic automation for a relatively low…

Ottonomy.IO Unveils Ottobot Yeti for Unattended Deliveries
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Ottonomy.IO Unveils Ottobot Yeti for Unattended Deliveries

Ottonomy.IO has unveiled Ottobot Yeti, an autonomous unattended delivery robot designed for curbside, first-mile and last-mile deliveries, locker integration and automating the return process for retailers. Ottobot 2.0, introduced in Q3 2022, is a fully customizable and modular robot that features interchangeable cabins and specializations based on the needs of retail, restaurants, and curbside deliveries. Designed…

Addverb, Velociti Alliance Team Up to Automate Convenience and Grocery Intralogistics
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Addverb, Velociti Alliance Team Up to Automate Convenience and Grocery Intralogistics

Automation solutions provider Addverb has announced a partnership with Velociti Alliance to bring new warehouse automation and robotics applications to the convenience store and grocery supply chain space. Addverb’s portfolio of mobile robots, automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), picking technologies and software will be integrated with Velociti Alliance’s solutions to enable wholesale distribution centers…

Pudu Robotics to Expand Sales of Multifunctional, Multi-Location Service Robots
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Pudu Robotics to Expand Sales of Multifunctional, Multi-Location Service Robots

Shenzhen-based and founded in 2016, Pudu Robotics is a tech-focused commercial service robot manufacturer dedicated to the R&D, production and sales of commercial service robots that enhance human productivity and quality of life. As of the end of 2022, PUDU said it was exporting robots to over 60 countries, serving customers in more than 600…

Fuji Demonstrates Autonomous Mobile Robot for Moving Carts in Retail Stores
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Fuji Demonstrates Autonomous Mobile Robot for Moving Carts in Retail Stores

Fuji Corporation said it has used its know-how from years of experience in robotics and automation to develop a solution for automatically moving wheeled carts in retail stores. The solution aims to handle multiple types of existing carts that are typically used in retail stores, and requires no changes to existing store layout or infrastructure….

Monopoly-based Theme Park Deploys RoboButler to Interact with Visitors
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Monopoly-based Theme Park Deploys RoboButler to Interact with Visitors

Monopoly Dreams Hong Kong and Novelte Robotics have announced a collaboration that aims to pamper visitors with an interactive Information and tour-guide service using a mobile robot called “RoboButler” (GB1). As the Monopoly Dreams’ frontline ambassador, GB1 can work during opening hours every day, providing visitors with friendly services at various attraction sites inside the theme park….

Hyundai Launches Pilot Programs to Advance Last-Mile Robot Delivery
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Hyundai Launches Pilot Programs to Advance Last-Mile Robot Delivery

Hyundai Motor Group has started two pilot delivery service programs using autonomous robots based on its Plug & Drive (PnD) modular platform at a hotel and a residential-commercial complex located in the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. The delivery robot consists of a storage unit integrated on top of a PnD driving unit. Alongside the loading…

Grubhub and Kiwibot Partner for Robot Delivery on College Campuses
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Grubhub and Kiwibot Partner for Robot Delivery on College Campuses

Grubhub and Kiwibot, which develops last-mile robotic delivery services, have announced they will provide robot delivery services on college campuses across the U.S. Robot delivery will first be available at the University of North Dakota before rolling out to additional schools next semester, the companies said. Kiwibot joins Grubhub’s existing partners, including Cartken and Starship, on nearly a dozen…

Starship Technologies, Teal Aim to Improve Delivery Robot Reliability on Campuses
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Starship Technologies, Teal Aim to Improve Delivery Robot Reliability on Campuses

Teal and Starship Technologies have announced a partnership to provide connectivity and reliability to automated delivery robots around the world. Starship offers deliveries with autonomous robots that are designed to deliver food, groceries, and packages locally in minutes. Keeping its delivery robots reliably and securely connected is critical to maintaining the continuity of operations as the…

Swiss Startup LOXO Unveils Autonomous Delivery Vehicle
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Swiss Startup LOXO Unveils Autonomous Delivery Vehicle

Switzerland-based startup LOXO has unveiled its autonomous vehicle, designed for last-mile delivery. Developed and produced in Switzerland, the vehicle aims to be on public roads in spring 2023. In addition to Switzerland, LOXO said the vehicle will be aimed for roads in Germany and Great Britain. The company said the rapid growth of e-commerce and…

Dobot Launches Collaborative Retail Automation Robots
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Dobot Launches Collaborative Retail Automation Robots

To address labor shortages and rising costs in the retail and service sectors, China-based Dobot has announced a new Nova Series of collaborative robots designed specifically for retail customers. The new robots can handle tasks such as making coffee, cocktails, ice cream, noodles, fried chicken, and even perform physical therapy.