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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.

Business reasons to automate your forklift

5 business reasons to develop automated forklifts

Many of today’s leading lift truck manufacturers offer automated forklifts. However, there are several companies who do not, and whose product portfolios are therefore not ready to capitalize on the growth of the AGV market. Is your business one of these?

Oppent AGVs working in a smart hospital

Automated hospital logistics: How AGVs are keeping PPE moving

The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented strain on hospitals and care facilities. But a recent push towards automating hospital logistics has freed up both healthcare workers and support staff to continue the urgent work of fighting the pandemic.

The future of automation

10 Thinkers on the Future of Automation

We know that in the coming years automation will influence every part of our lives: from work and school, to leisure and family. But what will this automated future look like?

Vehicle automation answers

3 top tips for successful vehicle automation

The CEO of BlueBotics, Dr. Nicola Tomatis, sits down to share his top vehicle automation tips, including why vehicle makers should consider automating their vehicles and what to consider when starting down this path.

Disinfection robot fighting HAIs

Fighting HAIs & COVID-19 with healthcare automation solutions

Environmental hygiene is a key part of infection prevention. Disinfecting surfaces is therefore essential to break the chain of infection.


Manufacturing Day: Celebrating AGVs in production

Manufacturing Day celebrates modern manufacturing, including AGVs in production. #MFGday encourages new talent to enter manufacturing and celebrates skilled workers.

Automation project by ABB

Meet Project Genesis: ABB’s award-winning automation project

The manufacturing of semiconductors is seriously complicated. Read how ABB’s Project Genesis automated every step of the process – including deploying AGVs – at its Lenzburg facility.

Transporter AGVs using SLAM navigation outdoors

Large scale natural navigation – DTA & Acerinox

Natural navigation with ANT is known for its flexibility – driving projects from cleaning robots to automated forklifts, as well as much larger vehicles carrying huge payloads. Two such AGVs recently went into operation at Acerinox’s major steelworks in Palmones, Spain.

ANT driven automatic vehicles

Working together: Esatroll’s AGV systems

Estatroll proves that true automation can be achieved with an integrated AGV system. Their fleet of AGVs work together in complex environments, both indoors and out.


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