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Dexterity, Inc. Introduces Intelligent Robots for Warehouse Automation that Pick, Move, Pack and Collaborate – Business Wire

Posted: July 21, 2020 at 12:41 pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dexterity, creators of intelligent robots with human-like dexterity for logistics, warehousing, and supply chain, today announced the availability of its full-stack, hardware-agnostic robotic systems. Dexterity robots allow customers to unlock the maximum value of their workforce. Its robots automate repetitive pick-pack tasks and can handle complex manipulations in unpredictable environments, allowing warehouse employees to focus on higher-level cognitive work. The robots utilize artificial intelligence, advanced control theory, computer vision, and the sense of touch to adapt quickly, making them safe to work alongside humans. Initial customers include Kawasaki Heavy Industries, a global food manufacturer and distributor, and a worldwide package delivery provider.

Dexterity simplifies automation deployments by managing the entire process for customers, from end-to-end system design and engineering to deployments with operational guarantees. Unlike existing robotics providers, Dexterity robots are adaptable, mobile and collaborative. They are presently picking more than 200 unique items in production with 99.5% accuracy, and reliably pick a wide variety of novel objects including plastic bags, glass, perishables, and low-profile items.

Transcending other systems in the market, Dexterity robots can move, pack items using the sense of touch, and work collaboratively with one another. For instance, two robots can collaborate to pick trays or crates, and even collaboratively move them across the work-area if required. Finally, the robots operate safely in concert with humans and maximize human productivity.

While robots are the backbone of manufacturing, they have historically lacked the ability to adapt and operate in dynamic environments like warehouses, said Dexterity founder and CEO Samir Menon. Dexteritys intelligent robots constantly adapt to warehouse operations and do the tedious and strenuous tasks, which maximizes productivity by enabling humans to focus on meaningful work.

Founded in 2017, Dexteritys technical approach has Menons Ph.D. thesis in Robotics from Stanford University at heart. Menon worked on a control theory framework to describe how the human brain controls and coordinates the body, which serves as a model to distill human skill into mathematical programs that control robots in a graceful human-like manner.

Dexterity is exiting stealth with deep customer relationships, and a fleet of intelligent and collaborative robots in production. In todays world, with a pandemic raging, Dexterity is grateful to have an opportunity to serve the community as an essential business that, among other things, has shipped more than half a million units of packaged food.

To date, Dexterity has raised $56.2 million, including venture investments and debt from Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Obvious Ventures, Pacific West Bank, B37 Ventures, Presidio (Sumitomo) Ventures, Blackhorn Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures, and Stanford StartX.

Technically, Dexteritys robotic solution can do what their predecessors could not. Their robots ability to learn as it picks, packs, and places novel objects is unsurpassed, said Wen Hsieh, partner at Kleiner Perkins. Dexterity also stands out because of their high-touch approach with customers, which includes gaining a deep understanding of customers needs, and then offering a Robots-as-a-Service offering. This unique pricing model allows Dexterity to deploy quickly and effectively, which results in an immediate performance and financial impact on customers warehouse operations.

Dexterity is one of the very few companies in the world which has almost an unlimited market opportunity," said Raviraj Jain, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. "When I first met Samir, I immediately knew he had the technical chops, the drive, and the vision to do something exceptional. In the short 2.5 years, Samir has assembled an exceptional team of some of the best and the brightest in robotics, built a strong tech stack that is generalizable, and delivered significant customer value. We're excited to have partnered with Dexterity from day one and look forward to an exciting journey ahead.

Dexterity Full Stack Approach

Dexterity develops its robots with a full-stack approach, combining both software and hardware. To support high performance and adaptability with safe human-robot interaction, its robots have capabilities like touch perception, computer vision, force control, and contextual awareness.

Dexterity partners closely with customers to design systems and controls that match their individual needs and products, performing tasks such as fulfillment, kitting, sortation, singulation, palletization, and depalletization. Its platform is highly modular - rather than being coded to perform one specific task, robots can be deployed anywhere on any warehouse use case, with grippers or suction cups to suit objects being handled, 3D camera systems to track items, and general machine learning models trained to identify arbitrary unknown objects. By working with Dexterity robots, operators have become 47% more productive, and that improvement is growing over time as the robots learn and are more tightly integrate into local operations. Dexterity robots can also work safely alongside or independently of humans and have the ability to comply and respond to human movement and interference.

Dexteritys artificial intelligence, computer vision, and stacking design technology was what really stood out to us. Samir provides a clear vision for the future of our robotic applications and gives us confidence that with this partnership, we can easily deploy our robots in a variety of ways, said Toshihiko M., Manager, Robotics Business Center, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Solving for Warehousing Challenges

The warehousing industry urgently needs automation to do the tedious, laborious, and unsafe tasks that make it difficult to recruit and retain staff. While supply chains continue to expand at a rapid pace driven by growth in e-commerce, interest in jobs that are repetitive and even dangerous continues to decline. This trend has been further complicated by COVID-19 -- increased volume, an exacerbated labor shortage due to health concerns, and the inability to guarantee safety for workers without heavily disrupting operations has amplified the need for automation.

Robots have been widely used in manufacturing, but they traditionally lack intelligence so they could only be deployed for precise pre-programmed tasks think welding in auto manufacturing where the welds are in the same place for every car. Dexterity enables human-like intelligence and dexterity to unlock a larger set of tasks in supply chain environments that have been previously unsolved by traditional robotics solutions.

About Dexterity:

Dexterity, Inc. creates intelligent robots with human-like dexterity that enable customers to unlock the maximum value of their workforce. Dexterity solves labor shortages by delegating repetitive tasks so employees can focus on higher-level, cognitive work. Its full stack robotics solutions automate routine tasks for logistics, warehousing, and supply chain operations and can be deployed to perform a wide variety of complex manipulations in unpredictable environments. Learn more at http://www.dexterity.ai.

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Medical Robots Market Size is set to Grow at a Remarkable Pace in the Coming Years – Cole of Duty

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Robotic Investing Gains Are Anything but Emotionless – ETF Trends

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The gains in robotics have been anything, but emotionless. One only has to look at exchange-traded fund (ETF) performance from the likes of the Robotics & AI Bull 3X ETF(NYSEArca: UBOT).

Although the world is still processing the reality of what modern life looks like under threat of a global pandemic, one thing that seems clear to Wall Street is that it will involve far less human contact and a good deal more computerization and automation, a Direxion Investments The Xchange article noted. Look no further than the performance of the Indxx Global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Thematic Index (IBOTZNT), which has outperformed the S&P 500 by 35% since the March 16 low.

Not coincidentally, the Daily Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Automation Index Bull 3X Shares ETF (UBOT), has seen particular growth over the past few months, the article added further. The daily leveraged ETF, which aims to replicate 300% of the daily performance of IBOTZNT, has grown by more than 130% over the past two months.

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The top brass in companies are starting to understand the importance of deploying robotic technology thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Propelling this growth is a heightened awareness among executives, investors, and management teams that contemporary life is permanently and fundamentally changed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the article said. For good or ill, the virus has put centuries-old customs and practices that have prevailed in the corporate world under modern scrutiny.

Traders looking to capitalize on the move to robotics can use UBOT as a tool. UBOT seeks daily investment results equal to 300 percent of the daily performance of the Indxx Global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Thematic Index, which is designed to provide exposure to exchange-listed companies in developed markets that are expected to benefit from the adoption and utilization of robotics and/or artificial intelligence.

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Robots with xenon ray blast viruses, bacteria – ZDNet

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The pool in our building in Los Angeles is open, but only by reservation and under strictly enforced social distancing guidelines. Between visitors, an attendant armed with a bottle of disinfecting spray retraces guests' steps spritzing any surfacing they might have touched.

Clean is the new norm. Hospital-level sanitation is now expected in spaces like retail, restaurants, and, yup, pools, so it's no surprise that the automation sector is smelling opportunity. I thought of the poolside attendant -- a very nice guy who seems to do a wonderful job, for what it's worth -- when I got briefed on a new disinfecting robot hitting the market, this one from Fetch Robotics, which offers flexible autonomous mobile robots traditionally for logistics and inventory applications.

Fetch's new disinfecting robot joins a growing field that includes companies like UVD Robots. It's a collaboration with automated packaging solutions supplierPiedmont National, and it's meant to target a niche both companies are familiar with, like high-traffic warehouse facilities, as well as retail stores, office spaces and, hospital rooms. The robot, named the SmartGuardUV, uses pulsed Xenon UV lamp technology and adds advanced disinfecting reporting courtesy of the Piedmont 4Site cloud analytics platform. The result is a completely autonomous, broad spectrum UV disinfection robot that purportedly eliminates up to 99.9% of viruses and bacteria with UV-C, UV-B, and UV-A as well as reports on the results of the disinfection.

"The facilities best prepared to protect workers and customers from COVID-19 are taking extreme precautions when it comes to sanitization, and are placing their trust in automated solutions that can be deployed at any time," said Fetch Robotics Chief Product Officer Stefan Nusser. "Companies of every size recognize the need for reliable sanitization procedures, and SmartGuardUV provides reliable protection at every hour of the day, without taking employees away from their already existing job responsibilities."

This is another example of the surge in automation we're seeing as the pandemic grinds on. Robots are one of the clear winners of this losing situation, both in how they're received by the public and in continuing strong interest from investors and technology officers.

Using Fetch's cloud-based robotics architecture, SmartGuardUV can autonomously map and navigate throughout a facility, enter a desired space, activate the pulsed UV light for targeted, comprehensive disinfection, reposition in the space for maximum coverage, disinfect, and then move to the next space without any human intervention. According to the company, the robot's built-in motion sensor for automatic shut off prevents unnecessary UV exposure, and facility managers can customize the AMR's schedules and disinfecting paths, even remotely, as facility needs change.

"Legacy UV fluorescent-based solutions cannot target disinfection and can only operate for 2 to 2.5 hours on a single charge as the UV lamps have to stay illuminated for a significant amount of time draining battery life," said John Garlock, CSO of Piedmont National. "The PURO light engines on the SmartGuardUV AMR precisely target UV rays at high touch surfaces so are able to operate for 8 to 10 hours on a single charge. This combination of targeted disinfection within a space and longer operational time results in an autonomous disinfection robot that is much more effective than autonomous robots that use legacy mercury-based UV lamps."

Fetch previously released theBreezy One, a chemical disinfection AMR designed for large spaces over 100,000 square feet, signaling a strong push into disinfecting space.

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Wireless steerable vision for live insects and insect-scale robots – Science

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Vision serves as an essential sensory input for insects but consumes substantial energy resources. The cost to support sensitive photoreceptors has led many insects to develop high visual acuity in only small retinal regions and evolve to move their visual systems independent of their bodies through head motion. By understanding the trade-offs made by insect vision systems in nature, we can design better vision systems for insect-scale robotics in a way that balances energy, computation, and mass. Here, we report a fully wireless, power-autonomous, mechanically steerable vision system that imitates head motion in a form factor small enough to mount on the back of a live beetle or a similarly sized terrestrial robot. Our electronics and actuator weigh 248 milligrams and can steer the camera over 60 based on commands from a smartphone. The camera streams first person 160 pixelsby120 pixels monochrome video at 1 to 5 frames per second (fps) to a Bluetooth radio from up to 120 meters away. We mounted this vision system on two species of freely walking live beetles, demonstrating that triggering image capture using an onboard accelerometer achieves operational times of up to 6 hours with a 10milliamp hour battery. We also built a small, terrestrial robot (1.6 centimeters by 2 centimeters) that can move at up to 3.5 centimeters per second, support vision, and operate for 63 to 260 minutes. Our results demonstrate that steerable vision can enable object tracking and wide-angle views for 26 to 84 times lower energy than moving the whole robot.

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Global Marine Robotics Market 2020 Analysis, Types, Applications, Forecast and COVID-19 Impact Analysis 2026 – Cole of Duty

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Transparent, Reflective Objects Now Within Grasp of Robots – ScienceBlog.com

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Kitchen robots are a popular vision of the future, but if a robot of today tries to grasp a kitchen staple such as a clear measuring cup or a shiny knife, it likely wont be able to. Transparent and reflective objects are the things of robot nightmares.

Roboticists at Carnegie Mellon University, however, report success with a new technique theyve developed for teaching robots to pick up these troublesome objects. The technique doesnt require fancy sensors, exhaustive training or human guidance, but relies primarily on a color camera. The researchers will present this new system during this summers International Conference on Robotics and Automation virtual conference.

David Held, an assistant professor in CMUsRobotics Institute, said depth cameras, which shine infrared light on an object to determine its shape, work well for identifying opaque objects. But infrared light passes right through clear objects and scatters off reflective surfaces. Thus, depth cameras cant calculate an accurate shape, resulting in largely flat or hole-riddled shapes for transparent and reflective objects.

But a color camera can see transparent and reflective objects as well as opaque ones. So CMU scientists developed a color camera system to recognize shapes based on color. A standard camera cant measure shapes like a depth camera, but the researchers nevertheless were able to train the new system to imitate the depth system and implicitly infer shape to grasp objects. They did so using depth camera images of opaque objects paired with color images of those same objects.

Once trained, the color camera system was applied to transparent and shiny objects. Based on those images, along with whatever scant information a depth camera could provide, the system could grasp these challenging objects with a high degree of success.

We do sometimes miss, Held acknowledged, but for the most part it did a pretty good job, much better than any previous system for grasping transparent or reflective objects.

The system cant pick up transparent or reflective objects as efficiently as opaque objects, said Thomas Weng, a Ph.D. student in robotics. But it is far more successful than depth camera systems alone. And the multimodal transfer learning used to train the system was so effective that the color system proved almost as good as the depth camera system at picking up opaque objects.

Our system not only can pick up individual transparent and reflective objects, but it can also grasp such objects in cluttered piles, he added.

Other attempts at robotic grasping of transparent objects have relied on training systems based on exhaustively repeated attempted grasps on the order of 800,000 attempts or on expensive human labeling of objects.

The CMU system uses a commercial RGB-D camera thats capable of both color images (RGB) and depth images (D). The system can use this single sensor to sort through recyclables or other collections of objects some opaque, some transparent, some reflective.

In addition to Held and Weng, the research team included Oliver Kroemer, assistant professor of robotics at CMU; Amith Pallankize, a senior at BITS Pilani in India; and Yimin Tang, a senior at ShanghaiTech. The National Science Foundation, Sony Corporation, the Office of Naval Research, Efort Intelligent Equipment Co. and ShanghaiTech supported this research.

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Dexterity, Inc. Introduces Intelligent Robots for Warehouse Automation that Pick, Move, Pack and Collaborate – Yahoo Finance Australia

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Robotics startup raises $56 million to date, including recent Series A, with Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed, and Obvious Ventures as major investors

Initial customers include Kawasaki Heavy Industries, a global food manufacturer and distributor, and a worldwide package delivery provider

Dexterity, creators of intelligent robots with human-like dexterity for logistics, warehousing, and supply chain, today announced the availability of its full-stack, hardware-agnostic robotic systems. Dexterity robots allow customers to unlock the maximum value of their workforce. Its robots automate repetitive pick-pack tasks and can handle complex manipulations in unpredictable environments, allowing warehouse employees to focus on higher-level cognitive work. The robots utilize artificial intelligence, advanced control theory, computer vision, and the sense of touch to adapt quickly, making them safe to work alongside humans. Initial customers include Kawasaki Heavy Industries, a global food manufacturer and distributor, and a worldwide package delivery provider.

Dexterity simplifies automation deployments by managing the entire process for customers, from end-to-end system design and engineering to deployments with operational guarantees. Unlike existing robotics providers, Dexterity robots are adaptable, mobile and collaborative. They are presently picking more than 200 unique items in production with 99.5% accuracy, and reliably pick a wide variety of novel objects including plastic bags, glass, perishables, and low-profile items.

Transcending other systems in the market, Dexterity robots can move, pack items using the sense of touch, and work collaboratively with one another. For instance, two robots can collaborate to pick trays or crates, and even collaboratively move them across the work-area if required. Finally, the robots operate safely in concert with humans and maximize human productivity.

"While robots are the backbone of manufacturing, they have historically lacked the ability to adapt and operate in dynamic environments like warehouses," said Dexterity founder and CEO Samir Menon. "Dexteritys intelligent robots constantly adapt to warehouse operations and do the tedious and strenuous tasks, which maximizes productivity by enabling humans to focus on meaningful work."

Founded in 2017, Dexteritys technical approach has Menons Ph.D. thesis in Robotics from Stanford University at heart. Menon worked on a control theory framework to describe how the human brain controls and coordinates the body, which serves as a model to distill human skill into mathematical programs that control robots in a graceful human-like manner.

Dexterity is exiting stealth with deep customer relationships, and a fleet of intelligent and collaborative robots in production. In todays world, with a pandemic raging, Dexterity is grateful to have an opportunity to serve the community as an essential business that, among other things, has shipped more than half a million units of packaged food.

To date, Dexterity has raised $56.2 million, including venture investments and debt from Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Obvious Ventures, Pacific West Bank, B37 Ventures, Presidio (Sumitomo) Ventures, Blackhorn Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures, and Stanford StartX.

"Technically, Dexteritys robotic solution can do what their predecessors could not. Their robots ability to learn as it picks, packs, and places novel objects is unsurpassed," said Wen Hsieh, partner at Kleiner Perkins. "Dexterity also stands out because of their high-touch approach with customers, which includes gaining a deep understanding of customers needs, and then offering a Robots-as-a-Service offering. This unique pricing model allows Dexterity to deploy quickly and effectively, which results in an immediate performance and financial impact on customers warehouse operations."

"Dexterity is one of the very few companies in the world which has almost an unlimited market opportunity," said Raviraj Jain, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. "When I first met Samir, I immediately knew he had the technical chops, the drive, and the vision to do something exceptional. In the short 2.5 years, Samir has assembled an exceptional team of some of the best and the brightest in robotics, built a strong tech stack that is generalizable, and delivered significant customer value. We're excited to have partnered with Dexterity from day one and look forward to an exciting journey ahead."

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Dexterity Full Stack Approach

Dexterity develops its robots with a full-stack approach, combining both software and hardware. To support high performance and adaptability with safe human-robot interaction, its robots have capabilities like touch perception, computer vision, force control, and contextual awareness.

Dexterity partners closely with customers to design systems and controls that match their individual needs and products, performing tasks such as fulfillment, kitting, sortation, singulation, palletization, and depalletization. Its platform is highly modular - rather than being coded to perform one specific task, robots can be deployed anywhere on any warehouse use case, with grippers or suction cups to suit objects being handled, 3D camera systems to track items, and general machine learning models trained to identify arbitrary unknown objects. By working with Dexterity robots, operators have become 47% more productive, and that improvement is growing over time as the robots learn and are more tightly integrate into local operations. Dexterity robots can also work safely alongside or independently of humans and have the ability to comply and respond to human movement and interference.

"Dexteritys artificial intelligence, computer vision, and stacking design technology was what really stood out to us. Samir provides a clear vision for the future of our robotic applications and gives us confidence that with this partnership, we can easily deploy our robots in a variety of ways," said Toshihiko M., Manager, Robotics Business Center, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Solving for Warehousing Challenges

The warehousing industry urgently needs automation to do the tedious, laborious, and unsafe tasks that make it difficult to recruit and retain staff. While supply chains continue to expand at a rapid pace driven by growth in e-commerce, interest in jobs that are repetitive and even dangerous continues to decline. This trend has been further complicated by COVID-19 -- increased volume, an exacerbated labor shortage due to health concerns, and the inability to guarantee safety for workers without heavily disrupting operations has amplified the need for automation.

Robots have been widely used in manufacturing, but they traditionally lack intelligence so they could only be deployed for precise pre-programmed tasks think welding in auto manufacturing where the welds are in the same place for every car. Dexterity enables human-like intelligence and dexterity to unlock a larger set of tasks in supply chain environments that have been previously unsolved by traditional robotics solutions.

About Dexterity:

Dexterity, Inc. creates intelligent robots with human-like dexterity that enable customers to unlock the maximum value of their workforce. Dexterity solves labor shortages by delegating repetitive tasks so employees can focus on higher-level, cognitive work. Its full stack robotics solutions automate routine tasks for logistics, warehousing, and supply chain operations and can be deployed to perform a wide variety of complex manipulations in unpredictable environments. Learn more at http://www.dexterity.ai.

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Global Industrial Robotics Industry Developments and Assessment 2020-2024 | Abb Ltd., Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Yaskawa Electric Corporation -…

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Industrial Robotics Market 2020, by Tools, Services, Business Application, Company Profiles, Trends, Demand and Investment Opportunities to 2024

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Market Breakup by Product Type:(Traditional Industrial Robots, Collaborative Industrial Robots)

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