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Festival Report: BT Robotics Festival

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Festival Report: BT Robotics Festival

The 2022 BT Robotics Festival was held at Adastral Park in Ipswhich, United Kingdom. BT AND ADASTRAL PARK... Ad Astra Adastral Park is where BT do all their "top secret research" into future technologies like 5G, 6G, 7G, etc. We learned that "Ad Astra" means "To the Stars" in Latin... and on another note, there's a space film with the same name, for anyone interested in yet another Brad Pitt movie (link). The "Robotics Festival" was highly marketed as the place to be. And with BT backing it, we had high hopes from the second we added our details on...

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Amazon's new $1bn Industrial Innovation Fund

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Amazon's new $1bn Industrial Innovation Fund

Amazon $1bn Industrial Innovation Fund announcement

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Ocado Re:imagined - STIQs view

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Ocado Re:imagined - STIQs view

This blog post outlines STIQs view of the new product releases in Ocado's January 2022 Re:imagined event and includes comments from STIQs presentation with Credit Suisse (equity research team) on January 31st, 2022. Agree? Yes/No? We invite your comments on this blog post!   On Wednesday January 26th, 2022, Ocado Group updated the world on some of its more recent developments. These broadly fell into hardware and software developments: Hardware 600 Series Bot On Grid Robotic Pick Automated Frame Load Software Swift Router Orbit Flex 600 Series Bot The new upgraded bot featured a 3D printed chassis, what STIQ believe to be wireless charging plate...

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How will automation fare post-Covid 19?

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How will automation fare post-Covid 19?

The view of all vendors is that automation will become more important as a result of Covid-19. While this is not unexpected, should vendors be more cautious? Economic activity has ground to a halt in much of the world. Grocers, medical device suppliers and pharmaceutical manufacturers appears to be the only winners in our Covid-19 pandemic world. More specifically, eGrocery has been one of the main beneficiaries of Covid. However, these companies have been so successful that they have had to limit access to their sites. Source: FT.com, March 28, 2020 The outsized demand for online grocer's services has led...

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A review of IRX 2019; a new AMR supplier joining the market?

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A review of IRX 2019; a new AMR supplier joining the market?

Orderwise to launch in-house developed robot in the next months! Oh, and IRX was not that great a trade show.

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