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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.


Realizing the All-Electric Dream: 5 Can’t Miss Sessions at the Future of Electrification 2024

Driven by advances in battery-powered vehicles, industries including material handling, mining, construction, and agriculture are actively embracing the all-electric dream. At the third annual Future of Electrification virtual conference, hosted by our parent company, ZAPI GROUP, leaders in industrial and commercial vehicle electrification will share their vision of an all-electric future – and the challenges…

The future of AGVs and AMRs

5 Predictions on the Future of AGVs and AMRs

5 takeaways about the evolution of navigation technology and predictions about the future of AGVs and AMRs.

The KIVNON K55 Pallet Stacker is a forked AGV

Manual, Automated or Hybrid Forklift? Deciphering the Difference and Decoding Forklift Certification Requirements

A hybrid forklift seems to offer the functionality of both a manual forklift and its fully automatic equivalent. But what exactly is a hybrid forklift? How does it differ from a forked AGV or automated forklift – and why does it matter?


Automating the Tiger: 2 AGV Case Studies from China

China’s “Tiger economy” continues to roar, as Beijing adds a push towards automation. We take a closer look at two end-user success stories from China.

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…

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.

4 Reasons to Choose ANT Navigation.

5 Reasons to Choose ANT Feature Matching Navigation

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

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.

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%.

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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