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Natural navigation: scan matching vs feature matching.

Natural Navigation Explained: Scan Matching vs Feature Matching

Vehicle automation projects succeed or fail on the strength of their navigation technology. This article explores the difference between the two main types of natural navigation and their respective pros and cons.

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Installing ANT driven vehicle

How to Install an ANT Driven Vehicle in 5 Steps

“ANT driven vehicles can be installed in days, not weeks.” That’s the claim on this website. But surely the process of installing AGVs, AMRs and automated forklifts driven by ANT navigation is more complex than that? The claim above is not an exaggeration. With the right preparation in place (see below), installing your company’s ANT…

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A fleet of mini lite mobile robots at an automation tradeshow.

Assessing Navigation Systems at Trade Shows

To help you assess the autonomous navigation systems you might see at trade shows, we’ve rounded up the top 7 tips from our CEO, Nicola Tomatis.

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4 Reasons to Choose ANT Navigation.

4 Reasons to Choose ANT Feature Matching Navigation

Why choose our ANT navigation for your next autonomous vehicle? Here are four reasons why partnering with us could be the right choice.

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Commissioning an AGV

5 Things to Consider Before Creating an Automated Vehicle System

If you manufacture vehicles such as forklifts or tuggers, offering an automated vehicle system could open a new revenue stream. But it’s a big project, and getting it wrong could be an expensive exercise. We’ve rounded up 5 things to consider before adding an automated vehicle to your portfolio.

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Forklift tracking system installed on a forklift.

How Viessmann’s Forklift Tracking System Reduced Vehicle use by 20%

Viessmann Group’s new forklift tracking system guides drivers to the right pallet, at the right time – reducing the number of forklifts per shift by 20%.

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Question to ask AGV navigation suppliers.

17 Questions to ask any AGV Navigation Supplier

If you are developing or upgrading an automated vehicle, your company’s choice of autonomous navigation technology will be crucial. Asking these questions should ensure you choose the right partner.

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What is VDA 5050?

VDA 5050 Explained – An Overview of the Evolving AGV Communication Standard

If you are in Europe and work with, or plan to invest, in AGVs, you might have heard of VDA 5050. What is this standard? How might it affect future AGV fleet operations? Here’s our starter guide.

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Highlighting automated forklift systems for National Forklift Safety Day.

National Forklift Safety Day: Focusing on automated forklift systems

Why focus on driverless forklifts for Forklift Safety Day? It’s simple: automated forklift systems are safer than manual forklifts. In this article we’ll cover why driverless forklifts are safer, and break down predictions for their adoption.

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A manual forklift carrying a load of pallets.

Safe Automation: How Manufacturers Can Design for AGV Safety

There’s a lot of information out there about staying safe around automated vehicles as they work. But how can a manufacturer ensure their AGV is safe before it hits the shop floor?

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Is ANT slam based navigation.

Is it SLAM Navigation? 6 ANT Navigation Myths Busted

We dispel the most common myths about BlueBotics’ ANT navigation technology, starting with that SLAM question…

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