Pushing the boundaries of warehouse stock administration


In Episode 155 of The Robotic Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman talk about the information of the week.

On at this time’s episode, we meet up with Oana Jinga, co-founder, Chief Business and Product Officer for Dexory to study all concerning the Dexory warehouse stock administration answer.

Additionally on this episode, we function a dialog between editorial director Gene Demaitre and Garret Place, Enterprise Improvement for robotic notion at ifm.

Present timeline

  • 6:24 – Information
  • 21:29 – Interview with Oana Jinga, co-founder, Chief Business and Product Officer for Dexory.
  • 53:06 – Interview by Gene Demaitre with Garret Place, Enterprise Improvement for robotic notion at ifm.

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Within the information this week

  1. Agility Robotics’ Digit humanoid lands first official job
    • The corporate at this time signed a multi-year cope with GXO Logistics Inc., the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics supplier, to deploy its Digit humanoids in numerous logistics operations.
    • GXO stated it’s commercially deploying a “small fleet” of Digit robots at a Spanx facility in Connecticut. The logistics supplier is paying Agility Robotics underneath a robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) mannequin.
    • The businesses didn’t reveal what number of humanoids Spanx is utilizing or specifics of their RaaS settlement. They claimed that that is each the business’s first formal business deployment of humanoids and the primary RaaS deployment of such robots.
  2. Waymo ends waitlist, opens robotaxi service to all in San Francisco
    • Beginning at this time, anybody in San Francisco can hail a robotaxi utilizing Waymo LLC’s app. The corporate has been working within the metropolis for years now, slowing scaling its operations. In whole, almost 300,000 individuals, together with those that stay, work, and go to San Francisco, have signed as much as experience because the firm first opened its waitlist.
    • Earlier this month, it expanded its service in Phoenix, its largest service space. The corporate added 90 sq. miles (233 sq. km) to what was already its largest service space in metropolitan Phoenix.
    • Waymo stated its riders can now hail Waymo One service throughout 315 sq. miles (815.8 sq. km) of the Valley. The expanded service space covers extra of Scottsdale’s resorts and expands to downtown Mesa, Ariz. This offers riders entry to abandon sights, golf programs, and downtown locations such because the Mesa Arts Heart and Pioneer Park.
  3. Robotics investments drive previous $2.1B in Could
    • Robotics investments for Could 2024 topped $2.1 billion, the results of funding for 38 corporations.
    • The $2.1 billion is the very best month-to-month funding quantity for the 12 months 2024 and tremendously exceeds the trailing 12-month common of $1.2 billion.
    • Robotics funding by way of Could 2024 totals roughly $5.7 billion.
    • Largest haul: Sensor producer Wayve introduced a $1.05 billion Collection C funding spherical led by SoftBank Group, with contributions from new investor NVIDIA and current investor Microsoft, to speed up its mission to reimagine autonomous mobility by way of embodied intelligence.
    • Honorable mentions:
      • Farmwise with a $10M sequence B
      • Pickle Robots with $15M sequence B

Hyperlinks from the present:

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