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A glimpse of the Welwyn Regional VEX competition at Stanborough School

A glimpse of the Welwyn Regional VEX competition at Stanborough School

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This month we attended the robot extravaganza that was the Welwyn Regional VEX competition. In our capacity as both sponsors and judges, Alex Harvey (head of robotic and autonomous systems) and Clifton Hoyle (automation controls software engineer) spent the day at the event hosted by Stanborough School (more info on our blog). The day was […]

SecondHands project members present first robot prototype ARMAR-6

SecondHands project members present first robot prototype ARMAR-6

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Today the SecondHands project is presenting the first prototype of its collaborative robot which will act as the main platform for testing and developing new technologies related to the maintenance and repair of automation equipment in Ocado’s highly automated warehouses using a robot assistant. The SecondHands robot prototype ARMAR-6 has been developed at the Karlsruhe […]

VEX robot wars: Ocado Technology sponsors Shark Robotics

VEX robot wars: Ocado Technology sponsors Shark Robotics

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We are happy to announce that we will be sponsoring both the junior and senior Shark Robotics teams at Stanborough School, a secondary school only a stone’s throw away from our Hatfield head office. Shark Robotics was founded in 2008 to offer students an extracurricular activity of a different kind, in addition to the sports […]

Experimenting with robots for grocery picking and packing

Experimenting with robots for grocery picking and packing

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Ocado Technology often hits the news under headlines of innovation in the field of AI and robotics. Over the past couple of years, we’ve announced our involvement in several high-profile research projects, including the SoMa soft manipulation system and the SecondHands technician cobot. This is because our robotics research team faces a remarkable challenge: to […]

Ocado uses latest robotics technology from TUB for SoMa project

Ocado uses latest robotics technology from TUB for SoMa project

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Ocado, the world’s largest online-only supermarket, has been evaluating the feasibility of robotic picking and packing of shopping orders in its highly-automated warehouses through the SoMa project, a Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and innovation funded by the European Union. SoMa is a collaborative research project between the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), Università di […]

Ocado showcases robotic arm for grocery picking

Ocado showcases robotic arm for grocery picking

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World’s largest online-only grocery retailer working with prestigious universities in Europe to develop innovative robotic solutions Today Ocado Technology is announcing a major development in the pursuit of creating robotic grocery picking solutions for Ocado’s highly-automated warehouses. The Ocado Technology robotics team has created a robotic arm capable of safely grasping a wide variety of products, including […]

Teaching robots to talk over 4G

Teaching robots to talk over 4G

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When we were building the hardware architecture of the new warehouse in Andover, we realised we had developed a world first in radio design. The new warehouse solution designed for our next generation of CFCs has thrown up lots of interesting technical challenges along the way. One of the first was how to communicate with […]

Solving the challenges of robotic picking

Solving the challenges of robotic picking

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The e-commerce market has been the growth engine of the retail environment, experiencing a 15% increase for grocery sales in 2015. One of the major challenges facing retailers is the ability to keep up with the fast growing demand coming from the online channels. This creates additional pressure on retail warehouses to find more qualified […]

How the Internet of Things is changing grocery retail

How the Internet of Things is changing grocery retail

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Although several analysts have recently downplayed their predictions for the consumer side of the Internet of Things market, IoT adoption in the enterprise segment is currently experiencing a boom. One of the areas where IoT is set to make a huge impact is the online grocery retail sector. This comes at a time when more […]

Ocado Technology talks data science at meetup in London

Ocado Technology talks data science at meetup in London

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Last week Ocado Technology had the pleasure of being invited to speak at the Data Science Festival organised at Google’s London headquarters in Soho. I was very lucky to be among the 200+ participants in the audience and would like to share with you a few insights from the Data Science Festival meetup as well […]

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