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Oceaneering Worldwide launched at MODEX 2022 three autonomous cell robots (AMRs) within the North American market. The UniMover D 100, UniMover O 600 and MaxMover CB D 2000 all use BlueBotics’ navigation know-how.
The corporate’s UniMover AMRs are underride automobiles with various payload capacities. The UniMover D 100 (max payload: 220 lb / 100 kg) is best suited to gentle items, like bins, totes, trays and particular person gadgets, whereas the O 600 (max payload: 1,322 lb / 600 kg) is made for transporting bulk gadgets like meals, laundry, medical tools and engineered elements.
The MaxMover CB D 2000 (max payload: 4,400 lb / 2,000 kg) replaces standard counterbalance forklifts. It’s capable of deal with a variety of load sorts, from standard and specialised automotive pallets to racks and carts. The MaxMover can be capable of pivot on the spot, making it simple to maneuver.
“We’re naturally excited with the arrival of our new merchandise,” Henny Bouwmeester, vice chairman and normal supervisor of Oceaneering Cell Robotics. “We spent substantial efforts not solely in understanding buyer wants, but additionally guaranteeing that the designs can really scale. Accordingly, these new robots allow us to repeatedly unlock new capabilities and transfer ever nearer in the direction of bringing cell robotics to all industries.”
The corporate additionally introduced at MODEX its AMRs use BlueBotics’ navigation know-how. The corporate’s autonomous navigation know-how (ANT) makes use of a SLAM navigation methodology. There are over 3,000 ANT-enabled automobiles in operation right this moment.
“We’re delighted to companion with Oceaneering, one of many main AGV producers in North America and Europe,” Dr. Nicola Tomatis, CEO of BlueBotics, mentioned. “With our customer-focused method, confirmed ANT navigation know-how, and shut technical assist, we see robust synergies between our firms, and we stay up for serving to Oceaneering’s crew carry quite a few profitable ANT pushed automobiles to market.”
Oceaneering has over 1700 cell robots deployed all over the world, the corporate’s largest lively fleet consists of over 100 robots.