Vendor Profile:

Vecna Robotics 

Vecna Robotics

Headquarters: Cambridge, MA, USA
Public: NO
Website: https://www.vecnarobotics.com/

Background

Vecna, a recognized leader in robotics, was founded in 1998 by a consortium of MIT engineers on the idea that people matter, and that businesses can be profitable, ethical, and socially responsible.

For two decades Vecna has been developing cutting-edge robotics platforms for hospitals, NASA, the United States Army, the United States Navy, the Department of Defense, DARPA and numerous other partners.

Today, Vecna Robotics’ is using its expertise and experience building cutting edge technology to develop end-to-end, dynamic material handling and logistics solutions that can grow and evolve with business needs and changing technologies.

With product line that covers a broad range of applications and payloads, Vecna can tackle a variety of uses. Their tugger solutions can operate in both manually driven mode or autonomous mode, which is unique for this market.

Vecna Robotics' Autonomous Fork Truck is a collaborative autonomous mobile robot that can safely operate around humans. However, it is recommended that humans not be present in an aisle where there robot is lifting any pallet overhead. The autonomous counterbalanced fork truck includes dynamic obstacle avoidance to navigate warehouses easily and safely and is compliant with industry regulations such as the ANSI B56.5-2019.


Recent News for Vecna Robotics

Vecna Launches A New Counterbalanced AMR
Vecna Robotics today unveiled its new autonomous counterbalanced fork truck, a highly versatile, safe, intelligent and integrated pallet-handling solution. The[...]
Vecna Appoints AI Luminary Daniela Rus as Director
Vecna Robotics today announced the appointment of Daniela Rus to its board of directors. Rus is currently the director of[...]
Vecna Hires Denis Lussault to Lead Automation Division
​Waltham based Vecna Robotics announces the hiring of Denis Lussault as vice president of their automation division. The role is[...]
Vecna Starts 2020 with $50M Series B Funding
​January 7, 2020Vecna Robotics announces that they have raised $50M in a series B round of funding. The ​ round[...]
Vecna Robotics Unveils New Website
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With a laser focus on providing intelligent, automated material handling solutions for warehouses[...]
RBR Names 2018 Top 50 Robotics Companies
Several mobile robot companies make the list this yearRobotics Business Review has announced their 2018 RBR Top 50 Robotics companies.[...]

About the author 

Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman brings 25 years of product management and product marketing experience to the role of publisher and editor for Mobile Robot Guide. Mike is a respected expert in the mobile robot market and is a frequent panel leader and speaker at events and tradeshows.

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