Business Wire

Aethon Debuts the T4 Autonomous Mobile Robot at MOTEK 2018

Jaa

Aethon is expanding its line of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and will unveil the newest TUG robot, the T4, at MOTEK 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany. Aethon can be found in Hall 7 at booth 7420.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181004005158/en/

The T4 is the answer for industrial, manufacturing and logistics customers who need a smaller, faster and integration-ready mobile robot. System integrators and distributors will value the T4 as an improved mobility platform due to its ease of deployment, cost-effectiveness and open connectivity options.

The T4 builds on Aethon’s TUG product line by providing system integrators greater flexibility through its built-in connections to allow the integration of active payloads such as tools or conveyors. Aethon will be encouraging third parties to develop solutions to pair with the T4 platform. As a catalyst and example for developers, at MOTEK 2018, Aethon will demonstrate a powered conveyor attached to its mobile chassis interacting with fixed automation equipment. The T4 will pair with existing automation equipment even in tight spaces due to its center-pivot 17 inch / 44 cm turning radius. It will haul loads up to 250 lbs / 113 kg and is capable of traveling on sloped areas up to 5 degrees thanks to its unique independent suspension system. The T4 can also travel at speeds up to 2 m/s. It will automatically pick up and drop off carts, avoiding the labor costs of cart-tending required by competing AMRs.

“The T4 is a big step forward for Aethon in the industrial segment. The needs of our manufacturing customers, integrators and distributors drove this innovation and we are thankful for the insight they provided. We are excited to add T4’s open platform design to our existing product line, giving our customers a wide range of capabilities in industrial settings,” says Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon.

Like all of Aethon’s AMRs, the T4 will autonomously navigate a facility using pre-defined maps and routes along with delivery and pickup points. It does not require complex or fixed infrastructure and can be installed easily in a facility with existing Wi-Fi coverage. The T4 leverages Aethon’s existing fleet management capabilities to ensure an installation with a multitude of robots will scale and is operationally efficient. The T4 also integrates with building systems and elevators, and retains the safety and reliability track record for which Aethon is known. All of these advantages result in a faster ROI and more reliable operations.

About Aethon

Aethon, a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), is the leading autonomous mobile delivery robot and automates internal logistics in manufacturing, hospitals, and hospitality settings by delivering goods and supplies using its TUG autonomous mobile robot. For more information, visit www.aethon.com

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems’ innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit www.vt-systems.com.

Contact information

Aethon
Tony Melanson, 412-322-2975
VP Marketing
Tmelanson@aethon.com

Tietoja julkaisijasta

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi

Haluatko tietää asioista ensimmäisten joukossa? Kun tilaat mediatiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi välittömästi julkaisuhetkellä. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.

Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire

IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors for WELL Portfolio16.10.2018 21:00Tiedote

The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced the formation of a global advisory to help shape and advance the implementation of the WELL Portfolio™ Pathway pilot, a new streamlined pathway for WELL Certification™ for multiple new or existing buildings and tenant spaces in a single portfolio. WELL Portfolio, announced this past month, is being released as part of the WELL v2™ pilot, the latest iteration of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). It is part of a suite of enhancements to WELL that addresses growing demand across the building industry for a program that helps owners, developers and tenants streamline and scale health and wellness upgrades to their real estate assets. The advisory includes a collection of professionals, practitioners and experts across a range of industries and sectors, each serving a one-year term. “Since we launched WELL, we’ve seen an explosion of interest from global companies to bring the same health and wellness benefits across thei

The X7 Delivers Right-sized Packaging Automation from Packsize While Reducing Labor, Shipping, and Material Costs16.10.2018 20:55Tiedote

The continued decline in unemployment is impacting companies across nearly every industry; a reported 3.7 percent national average in September by the U.S. Department of Labor. Heightened demand for goods ordered over the internet amplifies the worker shortage for these companies shipping products. To ensure optimal and timely outcomes and smart industry improvements for its customers, Packsize today announces its fully automated, right-sized packaging system, the X7™. The new automated custom box-making system represents a significant investment by Packsize in machine learning, packaging process automation, corrugated infrastructure and testing, and business intelligence. The automated system is the second in the company’s X Series line of automated, On Demand Packaging® technology solutions. Advancing packaging automation for complex, single- and multiple-item orders, the X7™ achieves sustainability and supply chain workflow optimization. Delivering the most needed functions to make,

Event Software Company Aventri Acquires ITN International16.10.2018 19:00Tiedote

Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the industry leader in NFC, mobile and cloud-based technology. With the acquisition of ITN, Aventri will broaden its technology and service offerings, expanding its global reach and the events that they support. Servicing annually 125 events, 10,000 exhibitors and 1.5 million attendees, ITN serves event producers by combining technology with personalized professional services to optimize events. A look at their product set includes: Online registration system with speaker management, agenda builder, session scheduling, and more. Onsite services include NFC badges, check-in stations, lead retrieval, apps, RFID scanning and more. Data visualization tools with advanced reporting and analytics around registration, badge activity and scans. “The acquisition of ITN as a global provider of cloud-based event management solutions is a major growth opportunity for Aventri,” says Oni Chukwu, CEO of A

Thales and Gemalto Are Granted Regulatory Clearance from the Competition Commission in South Africa16.10.2018 19:00Tiedote

Regulatory News: Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document, and the joint press release of Thales and Gemalto dated 10 August 2018 in relation to the further extension of the Acceptance Period. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Document. Thales and Gemalto today announce that they have received Regulatory Clearance from the Competition Commission in South Africa. Together with the antitrust clearances obtained in China, Israel and Turkey, and clearances relating to foreign investments in Australia, Canada and the USA (CFIUS), Thales and Gemalto have now obtained 7 of the required 14 Regulatory Clearances. Thales and Gemalto continue to work constructively with

Piraeus Bank Finances the Development of Thriassio Transit Center16.10.2018 18:39Tiedote

Piraeus Bank will finance the development of the Thriassio Transit Center, which will help increase freight transport by rail and promote Greece as a major freight hub in the trans-European transport network. The Center will significantly increase freight transport by rail and promote Greece as a major freight hub in the trans-European transport network. It will contribute to the provision of upgraded services while also reducing transport costs, which are key factors in lowering the final price of products, having a direct positive impact on the competitiveness of the economy and GDP growth. The project is also expected to boost local employment, creating up to 5,000 jobs over the next 10 years. The new Thriasio Transit Center is expected to become operational in 2024. Piraeus Bank Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Christos Megalou said: “Piraeus Bank are always looking for suitable investment projects that align with our strategy to be a pillar of stability for the Greek economy and we ar

Inside Secure’s Latest Whitebox Software Security Tool Brings Mobile Developers New Levels of Protection, Performance and Control16.10.2018 18:36Tiedote

Regulatory News: Inside Secure (Paris:INSD), at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced general availability of its Whitebox 3.0 software crypto-security tool that protects cryptographic keys and algorithms inside mobile applications that demand top-notch security. Inherently running in an exposed environment, mobile applications are susceptible to attackers who can then see all the secrets within the app. As a proven innovator in software security, Inside Secure builds on numerous years of successful integrations for top developers to offer the best technology for hiding data and cryptography on mobile devices. Serving as an appealing alternative to an expensive, hardware-dependent Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) or Secure Element (SE) Whitebox 3.0 secures assets with uniquely powerful features that bring industry-changing gains in performance and flexibility – key traits that developers demand. Inside Secure’s pure software approach means

Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.

Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme