UVD Robots Move into the Supermarket Aisle

October 14, 2021 Blue Ocean Robotics

The average consumer spends about 60 hours grocery shopping per year. Hours spent in an environment that may harbor different germ colonies, include shopping carts, refrigerator doors, and produce. A study showed that grocery store carts have 361 times more bacteria than a bathroom doorknob — with 75 percent of the germs found on those carts considered harmful to humans. Fridge doors can have as much as 1,235 times more bacteria than a cellphone, and one of the most common types of bacteria found on these doors is resistant to antibiotics.

Remote Controlled Robotic Carts to Deliver Groceries from Two ShopRite Stores in Pennsylvania

September 27, 2021 Shoprite

The future has arrived at the ShopRite of Yardley and the ShopRite of Bethlehem, where customers can be the first to take advantage of innovative battery-powered delivery robots for same day home grocery delivery.  The remote controlled, robotic carts will make their northeast debut at the two stores and are designed to meet growing consumer demand for faster home delivery.

Robots and Artificial Intelligence to Guide Australia’s First Fully Automated Farm

Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga will create the “hands-free farm” on a 1,900-hectare property to demonstrate what robots and artificial intelligence can do without workers in the paddock. 

Schnuck Markets Becomes World’s First Grocer to Deploy Intelligence Robots Chainwide

August 27, 2021 Simbe Robotics

Schnuck Markets, Inc. announced an industry-first chainwide expansion with Simbe Robotics’ to further elevate the grocer’s business operations and customer experience. Building on previous successful expansions, the multi-year full-scale roll-out will bring Tally robots to all 111 Schnucks locations across the U.S., making Schnucks the first grocer in the world to utilize AI-powered inventory management technology at scale.

Making “Cheddar” With Industrial Automation – Achieving 83% Waste Reduction in Food Manufacturing

May 28, 2021 TM Robotics

Food machinery manufacturer, Elliptical Design, designed a new ultrasonic cutting system to solve this challenge and turned to industrial robot supplier, TM Robotics, to increase efficiency and cut waste.