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INNOTECH and OSARO Collaborate to Open the “Innotech AI Picking Lab” to Develop and Test Innovative Robotics Automation Solutions

Source: Business Wire SAN FRANCISCO & YOKOHAMA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OSARO Inc., a rising leader in machine learning software for industrial automation, and INNOTECH Corp. (HQ: Kohoku Ward, Yokohama City, Representative: Toshihiko Ono) have announced a collaboration to establish the “Innotech AI Picking Lab” in Yokohama City to support Japanese customers in various industries through improved warehouse and distribution operations. Through this new collaboration, INNOTECH will develop and popularize general purpose and …Read More

DHL Opens Innovation Center to Showcase Logistics Technology

Source: Robotics Business Review / by Phil Britt Robotics a key showcase for company’s new display of supply chain and logistics-related technologies. DHL opened its Americas Innovation Center in northwest suburban Chicago Thursday, complete with demonstration robots, conference areas, smart glass displays (for human bin picking) and other amenities to demonstrate to customers the company’s capabilities in the warehouse, logistics and other areas of the supply chain.

ERF 2019: A summary

Last month, some members of the PICK-PLACE consortium attended the European Robotics Forum (ERF) 2019, which took place in Bucharest (Romania), on March 20-22 2019. The Forum has been an excellent occasion to learn about the latest innovations in the field, and has provided interesting feedback for our project. Ander Iriondo, researcher at IK4-TEKNIKER, answers the interview. As IK4-TEKNIKER, why did you decide to attend ERF 2019? ERF is a …Read More

6 innovative robotic grippers lend a helping hand

Source: The Robot Report / By Steven Crowe With the collaborative robot market exploding, robotic grippers will be an area of growth and increasing competition. That was made abundantly clear at Automatica 2018 where new robotic grippers made quite a splash. While market growth has an impact on the amount of innovation taking place, Lasse Kieffer, CEO and co-founder of Purple Robotics, said a shift in mindset is also leading to new robotic grippers. “End …Read More

SafeLog project: Safe human-robot interaction in logistic applications for highly flexible warehouses

Source: SafeLog.eu About SafeLog SafeLog is a European project focusing on safe human-robot interaction in logistics applications for highly flexible warehouses. The consortium includes seven members from Germany, Czech Republic and Croatia. The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is the project coordinator; other partners are Swisslog Automation, Czech Technical University in Prague (CVUT), University of Zagreb (UNIZG-FER), Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) and KONČAR – Electrical Engineering Institute. With a total budget …Read More