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Seegrid announces ‘Blue Labs’ Research and Development Group

Leading Autonomous Mobile Robotics provider launches In-House Innovation Acceleration Team to rapidly deliver the future of material handling automation

Seegrid Corporation, a provider in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for material handling, announced the formation of Blue Labs, a research and development group committed to furthering the company’s strong technical advantage. With an in-house team of the best innovators in mobile automation building upon Seegrid’s proprietary, state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technologies, the company will accelerate its expanding footprint throughout the manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics sectors it serves.

This year the company has launched multiple new automated workflows for its fleet of Palion AMRs along with a cloud-based data analytics platform and has been heavily focused on faster development of new products and rapid expansion of its product offering.

“Blue Lab’s team of talented researchers anticipate quickly revealing additional pathways to transform material handling for incorporation into Seegrid AMR and software solutions,” said Todd Graves, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Seegrid. “With a team of the best innovators in mobile automation, we have the vision, ambition, and expertise to make our customers even more competitive in their ability to meet demand.”

The Blue Labs team is composed of world-class automation experts, many with Ph.D.-level expertise in robotics and computer vision systems.

“Seegrid is more than a technology company—we are an automation partner for our customers,” said Graves. “Blue Labs is about ingenuity with an entrepreneurial approach, ensuring continued strategic exploration and visionary discovery, leading the company and our customers into the future of intelligent mobile automation.”

Seegrid has long been a technology innovator since its founding by world-renowned roboticist Hans Moravec, the company’s chief scientist. The company has been experiencing rapid growth and demand—some of the biggest brands in the world leverage Seegrid’s mobile robots and enterprise software to fill labor shortages, increase throughput, and help improve overall material flow. Seegrid helps businesses in the supply chain network remain agile while ensuring the flow of goods is both steady and safe: the collective fleet has driven more than 5 million miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident.