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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.

What is VDA 5050?

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

If you develop or work with AGVs, you need to know about VDA 5050. What is this vehicle automation standard? How might it affect your future AGV fleet operations? Here’s our starter guide.

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.

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?

Is ANT slam based navigation.

Is it SLAM Navigation? 7 ANT Navigation Myths Busted

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

Supply Chain Day - BlueBotics.

Automated Supply Chain Projects to Celebrate Supply Chain Day

Efficiency and accuracy are key to the logistics sector, so it makes sense that the global supply chain is embracing automation. Supply Chain Day showcases logistics by showing the public what goes on behind the scenes of the global supply chain.

ANT feature matching navigation

AGV Navigation Methods 2: Virtual Path Following

In part 2 of our guide to AGV navigation methods we explore virtual path following technologies like laser triangulation, vision guidance and natural navigation.

Line following AGV technology

AGV Navigation Methods 1: Line Following and Tags

In part 1 of this guide to AGV navigation methods we explore physical line following technologies and tags.

Commissioning an AGV

5 AGV Development Mistakes to Avoid

AGV development is a complicated business. A robust, easy-to-use mobile robot could drive your vehicle business for years, but the process packed full of potential pitfalls. Read our top tips.

Fleet of Nipper AGVs

Automation ROI: Using Nipper AGVs to meet resource optimization goals

“We’ve been able to meet our target headcount reduction, of approximately 73%, and it’s also led the way for us to explore other AGV possibilities.”

Successful AGV commissioning project

7 Tips to Ensure AGV Commissioning Success

BlueBotics’ team of expert engineers has installed, and helped customers to install, hundreds of AGVs and mobile robots at sites around the world. Here are our seven top tips for AGV commissioning success.


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