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Industrial Automation, Material Handling, Food and Beverage Automation, Robotics Bedford, MA, United States

Soft Robotics

Artificial Intelligence | Robotics and Control | Machine Learning


Soft Robotics | Soft Robotics

Soft Robotics

Industrial Automation, Material Handling, Food and Beverage Automation, Robotics


Bedford, MA, United States

The business end of a robotic arm is the gripper. The March 2105 edition of Modern Materials Handling best describes the challenge when they wrote: “Perhaps more than any other element of robotic development in warehousing and distribution, the end-of-arm tooling, or gripper, is the place that can make or break a robot’s success.”

Advancing gripper technology is the key to unlocking a new age of automation. An age where they can automate tote pick and pack for grocery distribution, bin picking of soft and delicate parts, e-commerce order fulfillment, fruit harvesting, luggage handling, and consumer goods packaging. The US fresh produce packing market alone represents a $27 billion retail market searching for automation solutions. Soft Robotics has demonstrated the ability to bring robotic product handling and packaging to this market.

These are problems of adaptability, complexity, and cost. The search for a more adaptable gripper has driven up the complexity of design to devices like servo grippers and complicated tool changing requirements. This complexity comes at a high price in gripper cost, the need for larger arms, and complex softwar

 

B2B

26 to 50

Series B

$48 M

Scaling Up

2013

 
 

Industrial Machinery
Industrial Automation

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Increase Productivity

 
 

Production
Sales

Yes

Active

 
 

   Robotics and Control
   Machine Learning
   Machine Perception


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Image

Image

Video

Video

Audio

Audio

Semi-Structured

Semi-Structured

 

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Monchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia

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Bedford, Massachusetts

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Bedford, Massachusetts

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Seattle, Washington

Regional Sales Director, Southeast

Atlanta, Georgia

 
 
Carl Vause


Carl Vause
CEO

Mark Chiappetta


Mark Chiappetta
COO