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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 […]

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 […]

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