Power Relay Technology uses light to power robots enabling them to work continuously.
It’s difficult to enter a warehouse today and not observe a symphony of self-guided electric machines performing a suite of repetitive, yet mesmerizing, tasks. Typically referred to as autonomous mobile robots, or AMRs, these platforms have proven critical in sorting packages, picking items, and transporting materials within distribution centers, fulfillment centers, and even grocery stores. However, because these systems are battery operated, their supply chain participation does not come without the creation of a new set of roadblocks to overcome.
Read the full article here.