Flexible Autonomous Warehouse Robots

Stretch Arm lifting a box
Solutions for Warehouse Automation

Automate warehouse operations with fast, versatile robotic solutions.

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Flexible Warehouse Robotics

Enable flexible case handling, improve worker safety, and increase productivity throughout the warehouse. Deploy smart automation solutions with advanced mobility, perception, and manipulation.

Warehouse Automation Capabilities

Automate your inbound warehouse operations with intelligent robots.

Truck unload

Autonomously unload inbound trucks and shipping containers. Stretch quickly identifies cases and places them on a conveyor, moving up to 800 cases per hour. Its mobile base and long reach allow it to work through the full container with ease.

Stretch in a shipping container

Depalletizing

Enable complex depalletizing with Pick, our intelligent machine learning vision solution. Pick allows you to quickly depalletize and singulate cases, cartons, and trays from single, rainbow, and mixed-SKU pallets.

 

Pick depalletizes a mixed SKU pallet

Order Building

Build up pallet orders for retailers and e-commerce fulfillment centers. With a small, mobile base, Stretch navigates warehouse aisles to build single and multi-SKU pallets. Pack cases tightly and carefully with Stretch’s contact detection and force control capabilities.

Stretch builds a pallet in a warehouse setting

“Pick’s ease of use and its ability to be trained with just a few samples of boxes from our customers resulted in a very quick on-premise installation.”

Takayuki Nakayama, Digital Transformation Manager, IHI

Solution Features

Flexible Mobility

Go where the work is with mobile robots that can traverse ramps, bumps and cracks, and fit anywhere in the warehouse that a pallet can.

Enhanced perception

Handle package variability in challenging environments with state-of-the-art vision systems. Detect single SKU or mixed SKU boxes in under a second.

 

Robust Intelligence

Accurately identify a range of challenging packaging, including highly graphical boxes and shrink-wrapped trays, as well as peripherals like slip sheets and empty pallets.

 

adaptable manipulation

Take advantage of a custom-designed lightweight arm and a smart-gripper with advanced sensing and controls to handle a variety of package types while operating at high speeds.

Resources

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HOW FLEXIBILITY SIMPLIFIES WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION

More flexible warehouse automation solutions improve performance and reduce barriers to implementation.

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FLEXIBLE WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION

Boston Dynamics is uniquely positioned to make warehouse automation a practical reality as a leader in mobility, dexterity and intelligence. This session will shed light on the advanced robotics being developed at Boston Dynamics and how these capabilities are being applied. 

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