Patented Robotics Innovations

We’re very proud of our collection of patents. They represent our unique expertise in robotics, particularly in the development of comprehensive solutions that make warehouse automation state-of-the-art.

Patent 9120622

Autonomous Order Fulfillment and Inventory Control Robots

Sept. 1, 2015

Mobile robots capable of autonomously filling orders and performing other warehouse tasks, using a warehouse’s existing shelving, totes and configuration

Patent 9050723

Human and Robotic Distributed Operating System (HaRD-OS)

June 9, 2015

Software that improves robots’ ability to operate robustly and securely in a variety of environments by facilitating more efficient cooperation between people and robots

Patent 9457468

Human and Robotic Distributed Operating System (HaRD-OS)

Oct. 4, 2016

A more advanced and comprehensive version of our original Human and Robotic Distributed Operating System

Patent 9513627

Autonomous Coordination of Resources Amongst Robots

Dec. 6, 2016

A system for synchronizing robots operating in the same space and prioritizing resource allocation to minimize the time robots spend waiting to perform tasks and allow them to move more efficiently

Patent 9540171

Autonomous Order Fulfillment and Inventory Control Robots

Jan. 10, 2017

A more advanced version of our Autonomous Order Fulfillment and Inventory Control Robots

Patent 9731896

Autonomous Order Fulfillment and Inventory Control Robots

Aug. 15, 2017

A more advanced version of our Autonomous Order Fulfillment and Inventory Control Robots

Patent 9908702

Robotic Navigation and Mapping

March 6, 2018

A system for robotic navigation that uses fiducials to identify item location, adjust robot orientation and then use feature mapping for alignment

Patent 10078916

Pick to Augmented Reality

Sept. 18, 2018

Use of an augmented reality device that coordinates user movements, identifies items to pick or counts restocking of inventory

Patent 10134006

Workflow Management System Integrating Robots

Nov. 20, 2018

Proprietary system integration and management of workflows, including Pick-to-Cart, Pick-to-Transit, Retrieve-then-Pick and Hybrid Pick Wall