Geek+, Universal Logic Team for Industry 4.0
January 7, 2021
and Universal Logic made a joint commitment to support the manufacturing and
logistics industry with a paradigm-shifting goods-to-robot solution, for
automating supply chain operations and elevating industry 4.0.
With large parts of the supply chain dependent on fixed automation and manual
materials handling, the rise in demand for customization and made-to-stock
capabilities have resulted in strained processes. In turn, it has generated a
need for technologies that can automate the flexibility and precision of skilled
labor and combine it with the throughput capacity of dynamic inventory control.
Randy Randolph, Senior Sales Manager of Geek+ US, says: "We are very glad to
partner with Universal Logic and look forward to leveraging their extensive
experience in automating dynamic robot behavior to realize the full potential of
our intelligent mobile robotics solutions. By combining our advanced robotics
hardware with Universal Logic's unparalleled experience, we believe that this
collaboration has the potential to transform the global supply chain and shape
The partnership will give Universal Logic access to Geek+'s wide range of
robotics hardware for intelligent sorting and picking. Built on autonomous
mobile robot technology and AI-driven software, Geek+ will provide Universal
Logic with the flexibility to automate the entire chain from dynamic inventory
control to pick & pack, expanding from goods-to-man to goods-to-robot solutions.
Correspondingly, Geek+ will have access to Neocortex, Universal Logic's AI
platform featuring real-time and modular robot control for extended perception,
direct grasping, and advanced robot guidance, enabling human-like flexible
picking capabilities, to unleash the true potential of intelligent robotics for
Logic CEO, David Peters, states: "The Geek+ mobile robot platform, dovetails
perfectly with Universal's dynamic robot control for picking and packing,
providing our customers seamless automation capabilities, creating an end-to-end
solution to meet current and future supply chain needs."
Today, Geek+ and Universal Logic respectively serves a broad customer range
including Fortune 500 Companies and regional businesses. The collaboration will
enable them to strengthen their industry leadership and provide clients with
flexible, adaptable, and efficient operations that can meet challenges
associated with high mix/high volume applications in manufacturing, wholesale,
and retail. By combining the efficiency and speed of robots with human-like
precision and flexibility, it will allow businesses to realize stable and
reliable supply chain operations and meet the challenges of tomorrow.