Developing state of the art safety procedures for robots in public spaces with the COVR project

By |2020-04-30T15:42:53+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories, Research, Retail|

PAL Robotics has recently collaborated as part of a team helping develop state of the art robotic safety procedures for robots in public spaces, with the European Union COVR project, which stands for "being safe around collaborative and versatile robots in shared spaces.'' Here we tell you more about the goals and pilots in advancing [...]

Stock-taking Robots: How automation in retail increases customers loyalty

By |2020-08-13T13:20:06+00:00May 14th, 2019|Categories, Retail|

Robotic automation in the industry of retail, with technologies such as stock-taking robots, is growing rapidly, proving its potential to solve some of the problems and challenges the industry is currently facing. Given the importance of stock and inventory management in the retail business and its tight, but sometimes not so obvious relation with customer [...]

StockBot, the inventory robot at Decathlon Singapore!

By |2020-08-13T13:22:25+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories, Retail|

StockBot keeps expanding its presence and helping retailers control stock; now we can also find our inventory robot at Decathlon Singapore Labs store. StockBot automates stock count in retail stores and warehouses, generating a 3D map with the products’ location and enabling an exhaustive knowledge of stock fluctuation. This year, our inventory robot started working at [...]

Stock-Taking Robots for a smart Inventory Management

By |2020-08-13T13:27:08+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories, Retail|

As 2019 begins, new retail trends make it to the retailers’ ears, and robotics in retail is surely the one with the clearest applications that can be implemented right away. Robotics in retail can solve problems that required too many resources to tackle properly up to now, the most relevant being stock-taking. While Stock Management is at [...]

EuroCIS: The revolution in retail comes with autonomous stock-taking robots

By |2020-04-22T14:44:07+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories, Events, Retail|

High technological innovations help retailers stay competitive in nowadays market. The EuroCIS Fair brings together the newest developments in tech for retailers and gathers over 10,000 visitors next week in Düsseldorf (Germany). In this edition, the huge fair will also count with two robotic attendees. While some of their colleagues are busy taking stock in [...]

Unprecedented stock control by merging RFID and vision into StockBot

By |2020-04-22T14:44:59+00:00February 8th, 2018|Categories, Retail|

They say knowledge is power, and retail industry is no exception to this. Inventory control is at the heart of any business that deals with stocking. Frequently learning what you have and where you have it in a store or a warehouse opens the possibility of optimizing stock management, which has a direct impact in [...]

2017: The year of the stock-taking robot

By |2020-04-22T14:48:19+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories, Retail|

In the face of growing competition from e-commerce, brick-and-mortar stores are having to innovate. With lower costs, speed and ease-of-use on their side, online retailers are in prime position to take the lead in the retail world. So, what are stores doing about it? Early adopters of automation and AI (think computerized check-outs and online [...]

PAL Robotics inventory-taking robot StockBot, to be present at RFID Journal Live!

By |2020-04-23T11:36:26+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Categories, Events, Retail|

If we talk about technologies that are improving labour market, we cannot forget RFID. Radio Frequency Identification has been a groundbreaking step, especially for the retail industry to control inventory. Merging robotics with RFID gives a new dimension to the benefits that this technology offers. That is what we have done in PAL Robotics with [...]

Automating inventory-taking with StockBot

By |2020-08-13T13:30:22+00:00June 9th, 2015|Categories, News, Retail|

RFID technology was a forward leap on making inventory task easier and less tiresome. However, it is still a repetitive task that requires some people spending hours with such a monotonous task, and it impedes employees from focusing on more valued tasks. PAL Robotics' vision of improving people's lives through robotics has lead us to conceive a [...]