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Amanda Baier Aug 22, 2019

Companies are buying services not robots

Robot Report staff editor “The heart of RaaS is all about flexibility,” says Dan Patt at the Robotics Summit panel about Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) Business Models. “If you could predict the future and know exactly what…

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Amanda Baier Aug 14, 2019

Volunteerism: Vecna Robotics and Citizen Schools

  Vecna Robotics recently partnered with Citizen Schools to offer a course on automation and robotics to local middle schoolers. Citizen Schools works with volunteer Citizen Teachers from the community to help train young students…

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Amanda Baier Aug 7, 2019

Giving Back: Vecna Robotics and Citizen Schools

  Vecna Robotics and Citizen Schools have partnered together to offer a course on automation and robotics to local middle schoolers. Citizen Schools works with volunteer Citizen Teachers from the community to help train young…

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Amanda Baier Aug 5, 2019

Robots and humans are onboarding like coworkers

  There are several steps to take before integrating robotic automation in a facility. (We have an eBook that explains all those steps for you!) However, once you’re finished with the evaluations, the vetting, the…

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Amanda Baier Jul 30, 2019

the AGV/AMR with auto-hitching, auto-charging, and dynamic obstacle avoidance

Vecna’s self-driving vehicles are a unique blend of AMR and AGV technology. They are able to handle the capacity of bulk payloads and autonomously navigate to optimize runtime and throughput. They also use machine learning…

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Amanda Baier Jul 18, 2019

2 ways towards automation with a material handling tugger

In this article (click to navigate to section): two ways to automate with a Tugger what environments are best suited for Tuggers? getting started with a Tugger meet the Vecna Tugger A workflow is the…

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Nancy Rappaport Jul 17, 2019

Humans of Robotics: Ni Yang

It’s that time of year again: school is out and summer is full gear. For recent graduates, this time of year can be particularly exciting. For our next employee spotlight, we want to introduce you…

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Amanda Baier Jun 20, 2019

3 Real challenges facing robotics

-Vered Tomlak, Vecna Robotics   Last week leaders from various industries descended upon Boston for LiveWorx 2019, showcasing the newest disruptive technologies and discussing the unmasked potential of robotics and AI. The glitz and glamour…

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Amanda Baier Jun 12, 2019

Companies are buying services instead of robots

– Margaret Banasik, Vecna Robotics   “The heart of RaaS is all about flexibility,” says Dan Patt at the Robotics Summit panel about autonomous material handling robots and Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) Business Models. “If you could…

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Amanda Baier Jun 5, 2019

Vecna Robotics is creating state-of-the-art automation for labor-intensive jobs

Keith Cline, Founder, VentureFizz For many formerly labor-intensive jobs, automation is slowly becoming the norm. One such company that is spearheading this is the Cambridge-based Vecna Robotics, and they are working in the distribution and warehouse spaces.…

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Amanda Baier May 30, 2019

Why neither humans nor robots can do it alone

  Humans are, and will always be, a crucial part of the value stream. Robots can handle repetitive functions, quality precision, and around-the-clock work, but they cannot handle strategic decision-making. Humans, on the other hand,…

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Amanda Baier May 23, 2019

Humans of robotics: Paul Murphy

At Vecna Robotics, we believe in giving people the freedom to build, explore and learn about the things that most interest them. Last month we shared our first employee spotlight, and today we’re excited to…

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