60 Robot Cells From Universal Logic Bring AI to Order Fulfillment

In the News
July 13, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Universal Logic Inc. today announced a large customer order of 60 Neocortex® robot cells for automated order fulfillment of consumer goods.

The undisclosed customer procured complete Neocortex Goods-to-Robot (G2R) cells because they uniquely met its requirements for reliably handling tens of thousands of different products faster than semi-skilled labor. Each cell has a 12-month payback, according to Universal Logic.

Robot cells offer Flexibility @ Speed®

Essential to the G2R cell’s unprecedented speed and flexibility is Universal’s Neocortex artificial intelligence software. The robot cells are compact and pre-engineered to replace supply chain labor in a one-for-one swap and install in one day. They pick items from bins, totes, conveyors, or pallets and place them into shipping boxes, bags, or machine fixtures.

The G2R cells can read bar codes, identify labels, or take measurements. It is used in both finished goods and manufacturing supply chains. Its effective cost is $7 an hour for a two-shift operation, Universal Logic said.

The robot cells include the Spatial Vision® software platform with Neocortex AI, a Yaskawa Motoman six-axis robot with controller, pendant, a multi-function gripper, sensors, PLC, HMI, forklift-ready frame, panel, installation, and training...

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