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Covariant’s CEO on building AI that helps robots learn

Covariant was founded in 2017 with a simple goal: helping robots learn how to better pick up objects. It’s a large need among those looking to automate warehouses, and one that is much more complex than it might appear. Most of the goods we encounter have traveled through a warehouse at some point. It’s an…

3:10 pm PDT • March 28, 2023
Covariant’s CEO on building AI that helps robots learn

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Locus Robotics CEO on the future of warehouse automation

Any doubts that ProMat has become a robotics event were laid to rest the moment you walked on the floor at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Locus Robotics planted its flag in a big, expensive way front and center in the convention center’s south hall. In less than a decade of existence, Locus has become one of…

9:51 am PDT • March 28, 2023
Locus Robotics CEO on the future of warehouse automation

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6 River Systems co-founder on the state of warehouse robots

Robots have conquered ProMat. The supply chain and logistics show is a kind of perfect microcosm of where the industry is heading. Many of the show’s main attractions have moved from center stage to the physical margins of the show floor, while competitors like 6 River Systems and Locus grab the spotlight — my interviews…

2:44 pm PDT • March 24, 2023
6 River Systems co-founder on the state of warehouse robots

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Boston Dynamics puts its robots to work

At first glance, Boston Dynamics is a strange fit for a show like ProMat. For decades, the firm has presented a flashy image to the world — a company well known for robotic highlight reels, from the snow-traversing Big Dog to parkour-performing Atlas. But a recent approach has found it facing one of its biggest…

2:16 pm PDT • March 22, 2023
Boston Dynamics puts its robots to work

Somewhere along the way, ProMat turned into a robotics show. It’s no surprise, of course. Logistics and automation go hand in hand these days. In the decade since Amazon absorbed…

Pickle launches its truck unloading robot arm

There’s a broad range of thought on robot faces. It’s a surprisingly difficult aspect to get right for some very good reasons. For one thing, we’re hardwired to recognize and…

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