Safe, No-Contact Robot Easily Handles Order Fulfillment

More end users are exploring and setting up automated direct-to-consumer ecommerce operations.

Bob Sperber

August 25, 2020

This is a great illustration of seamless integration between Sealed Air’s order fulfillment system and Soft Robotics’ SuperPick, an autonomous soft robotic solution designed specifically for ecommerce and retail logistics. Using artificial intelligence (AI) and human hand-like soft grippers, the robot can pick, sort, and handle unstructured tasks without human contact. This includes surprising ease in handling oddly-shaped packages such as grocery, apparel, and consumer goods. You have to watch this video to “get it.”


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Bob Sperber

Informa Markets - Engineering

Bob Sperber is a writer, editor, and content producer with more than three decades of experience on topics spanning engineering, manufacturing, and digital transformation. Reach him at [email protected].

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