A $250Bn Revolution: Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles in Delivery
Automation in the delivery/logistic and warehousing/fulfilment chain is a growing market. A particularly exciting subset of this is the use of mobile robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles for automation of movement-based tasks.
Automatica 2018 Update
IDTechEx recently visited Automatica 2018 in Munich. This is the largest biannual automation event in Europe. At this show IDTechEx focused on three trends: collaborative robotic arms, mobile robots, and various associated sensors. In this article, we provide a review of various company highlights.
Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again?
Robotic technology will transform the forklift industry, causing a colossal transfer of value from human-provided driving services, towards spending on autonomous industrial material handling machines, thus fuelling an industry revenue boom far exceeding recent growth trends.
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR)
Mobile Industrial Robots, (MiR) is a Danish mobile robotics start-up. It has around 30 employees and has raised some $1.4m in 2016. It has a range of autonomous mobile robots, mostly aimed at the low payload level end of the market