Industry Insights



Advantages of Robot Autonomy in Distribution Centers

From enabling efficient operations and improved safety to offering better work experience, explore the key advantages of implementing robot autonomy in distribution centers.


INFOGRAPHIC: Most Common Collision Areas in Warehouses

Collisions are among the top reasons for accidents in warehouses. This infographic looks at some of the most common areas these collisions occur.


What Is Automated Container Handling?

Explore how automated container handling can lead to efficient and productive port operations and help meet the demands of larger ships, taller cranes, and bigger cell sizes.


Benefits of Port Automation with Laser Sensor Technology

Explore how laser sensor technology is enabling cost savings, increased productivity, and enhanced safety for port automation and helping ports stay ahead of the curve.


Top Three Sensor Products for Logistic Operations

Logistic companies continue to use autonomous robotics to assist with operations. Here are the top three sensor products companies should use to maximize their logistic operations.


Envisioning a Future with Autonomous Robotics

Industrial robotics continue to revolutionize the way companies perform operations. Here's how we envision the future of industrial autonomous robotics.


INFOGRAPHIC: Differences between AGVs and AMRs

Check out the key differences between AGVs and AMRs in this insightful infographic and know how each system plays a role in helping automate repetitive tasks.


Six Reasons Industrial Robots are a Cost-Effective Investment

Industrial robots are an excellent investment for businesses looking to automate their production processes. They are reliable, efficient, and can help businesses reduce costs and improve productivity.


Six Things to Expect in the Robotics Industry in 2023

The robotics industry is witnessing rapid growth year-on-year. Find out what to expect from the industry in 2023 and beyond.


An Overview of How LiDAR is Used in Interactive Displays

Interactive displays are increasingly finding applications across educational and corporate sectors. Find out how LiDAR sensors play a critical role in making these displays possible.


Five Things Companies Need to Consider When Selecting Sensors for their Applications

Investing in sensor technology to automate your industrial processes? Here are a few things you should consider when selecting sensors for your automation applications.


A Guide to Selecting the Right LiDAR Sensors

Explore the types of LiDAR sensors and essential factors you should consider when selecting the LiDAR sensor for your autonomous robotics project.


How Robots are Mitigating Risks with Infrastructure Inspections

From ensuring the structural and operational integrity of assets to ensuring the safety of facility personnel and the general public, here's how robots are mitigating risks with infrastructure inspections.


Trends We Will See in the Construction Robotics Industry

Explore how robots will increasingly become common in the construction sector, enhancing worker safety and construction capabilities as well as helping build new construction applications.


How Robotics Are Keeping Construction Sites Safe

From monitoring construction activities to inspecting the sites remotely, here's how robotics technology is keeping construction sites safe.


INFOGRAPHIC: UGM-50LXP vs. UGM-50LAP Sensor Comparison

The UGM-50LAP and UGM-50LXP are two of the popular 2D LiDAR sensors for autonomous mobile robot applications. Explore how the two sensors compare with each other in this infographic.


How to Choose the Right Sensor in Ambient Conditions

Learn the factors you should consider when selecting a sensor planned for applications that involve operations within ambient conditions.


How Autonomous Robots Help Alleviate Supply Chain Issues

Explore how autonomous robots are helping businesses address supply chain issues efficiently and remain productive and profitable.


The URM Series: How These Sensors are Transforming the Agricultural Robotics Industry

Get to know more about Hokuyo's URM series LiDAR sensors and explore how you can use these sensors for your agricultural robots and drive innovation.


New Agricultural Robotics on the Horizon

Check out these innovative autonomous robots that are changing the face of the agricultural sector and how robots like these can help us meet the global food demand.


Why It’s Important to Update Your Robotic Firmware

Firmware updates in your robotic application keep the hardware up-to-date, efficient, secure, and compatible with new components. Check out the reasons why you should not ignore firmware updates.


How to Choose the Right Sensor for All-Weather, Outdoor Applications

There are several factors to consider when choosing the right sensor for your outdoor robotic application. Here's a guide on how to select the right sensor for your application.


How Sensor Data Improves the Processes of AMRs

Learn how critical it is to have reliable sensor data to achieve the desired operation from autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and know the key factors that can help ensure data integrity.


UST-20LX/LN and UST-10LX/LN Differences

Discover the differences between the UST-20LX/LN and the UST-10LX/LN and learn which sensor is ideal for your application.


AoT: The Future of Warehouse Operations

Find out how AoT or Analytics of Things coupled with autonomous robots can help supply chain businesses in optimizing warehouse operations in the future.


How Sensor Technology Communicates with Robotic Hardware

Sensor technology is critical for any robotics application. Find out how these sensing devices communicate with the robotic hardware and trigger the desired output.


How R&D and HigherEd are Using Sensors to Transform the Robotics Industry

Explore how the use of sensors in research and development and HigherEd is helping the robotics industry to thrive and build more innovative applications.


Cobots: Humans and Robots Working Together

Cobots or collaborative robots are meant to share the workspace with human beings and augment their capabilities with improved strength and precision. Discover how they are working together to transform operations.


How AMRs Help Fight Crime

From conducting domestic surveillance and monitoring prison yards to scouting international borders, AMRs are becoming increasingly effective in fighting crimes. Discover how AMRs are being used to fight crime.


New Robotic Technologies to Expect in 2022

Robotic technology is on the rise and several different industries are utilizing this for day-to-day operations. Here are some new robotic technologies to expect in 2022.


INFOGRAPHIC: Drone Technology in 2022

Check out this infographic on how drone technology will play a significant role across different industry verticals in 2022 and beyond.


5 Ways AMRs are Assisting Construction Projects

Robotics are becoming an important role in the construction industry. Here are 5 ways AMRs are assisting with construction projects.


6 Unconventional Applications of Robotics Technology

Robotics are becoming more prominent in many different industries. Here are 6 unconventional applications of robotics technology.


INFOGRAPHIC: How to Improve Safety in Ports and Terminals

The use of robots and advanced technologies are becoming more prominent in the ports and terminals. Here are ways to improve and enhance safety in daily operations in ports and terminals.


5 Key Applications of Robots in Automotive Manufacturing

The automotive industry is famous for its use of robots in manufacturing cars. Here are 5 key applications robots are used in automotive manufacturing.


5 Things to Expect in the Robotics Industry in 2022

As the pandemic led way for human labor shortages, the use of robotics increased exponentially. Here are 5 things we can expect to see in the robotics industry in 2022.


An Overview and Key Benefits of Port Automation

Port automation utilizes AI to improve the operational efficiencies in logistics. Here's a complete overview of how port automation works and how it is transforming the logistics industry.


4 Ways Automation is Helping Modernize the Supply Chain

As eCommerce continues to surge, supply chains all over the globe are looking for ways to become more efficient. Here are 4 ways autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are helping modernize the supply chain.


How the Chip Shortage is Affecting the Manufacturing Industry

It's no surprise that the current chip shortage is affecting many different industries as the majority of industries use chip technology in many different areas of their organization. Here's how the chip shortage is affecting the manufacturing industry today.


5 Reasons Why Security Robots are in High Demand

Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs) are being used by many industries for physical or virtual protection. Learn why they are in high demand.


INFOGRAPHIC: Sensor Selection and Installation

The robotics industry is constantly changing and so is the technology that goes with it. Here's an overview of how to ensure you are selecting the right smart sensing technology and installing it correctly for your autonomous mobile robots.


Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Sensors to Robotic Application

Building a robot or a robotic prototype is unimaginable without sensors. Sensors give a robot the ability to understand its surroundings and itself better. Here are the top mistakes to avoid when installing sensors for robotic applications.


How to Select the Right Sensor for Your Robotic Prototype

Installing the proper sensing technology and products is critical when constructing a robotic prototype. Here's a guide on how to select the right sensor for your autonomous mobile robot.


Robots for Delivery Services - A Look at the Present and Future

The pandemic has created the need for businesses to adapt to the times and adopt new technologies in their business models. Discover how companies are currently using robotic delivery services and what we can expect in the future.


Applications of Robots in the Grocery Industry

The use of autonomous robots are continuing to rise across many different industries. Discover how robots are transforming the grocery industry.


How Robots are Getting Food to Stores Faster

Robots have become an integral part of our lives in ways that many of us may not even know. They are now playing an active part in farming, processing, and packaging food. In effect, robots make it possible to get food to stores faster and enable the food industry to meet the growing demand.


Robotics in Agriculture: A Look at the Future of Farming

Technology has had a profound effect on the way we live and work. One area that robotics is transforming the industry is agriculture. Here's a look at how robotics are used in agriculture and what this means for the future of farming.


How Robots are Transforming Agriculture

Autonomous robotics are being utilized by large companies around the globe to create sustainable solutions across different industries. Here's how robots are being used to transform agriculture.


How Autonomous Forklifts Enhance Workplace Safety

Forklifts form an integral part of material management in industrial environments. However, forklifts are also one of the contributing factors that lead to workplace injuries. Here's how autonomous forklifts are ehancing workplace safety.



Discover the many important differences in 2D and 3D LiDAR sensors and how they differ in distance measuring, accuracy, detection, resolution and response time.


4 Applications of LiDAR-Equipped Drones

LiDAR sensor for drones is a relatively new concept that is becoming popular for quick and efficient 3D mapping and geospatial data capturing. Here are four applications of LiDAR-equipped drones.


Latest LiDAR Sensors and Their Applications

Sensors are playing a vital role in innovative robotics across many different industries. Here are some of the latest LiDAR sensors coming to the market and their applications.


How Robotics are Being Used to Disinfect and Help Maintain Healthy and Safe Workplaces

As COVID-19 was rapidly spreading, proper sanitization became a top priority among businesses and communities. Here's how robotics are being used to disinfect and help keep healthy and safe workplaces.


INFOGRAPHIC: Top Collision Areas in the Logistics Automation Industry

It's no surprise that companies are increasing the use of technology in the workplace. Here's a guide on how the logistics industry is utilizing robotics and how to maintain a safe workplace with new autonomous machines.


How AMRs Provide Higher Levels of Safety in the Mining Industry

Discover how LiDAR sensors are being used to capture geological data to increase equipment safety and efficiency in the mining industry.


What to Expect in the Mobile Robotics Industry in 2021

The mobile robotics industry continues to produce innovative advancements that help businesses streamline production times. Here's what to expect in the mobile robotics industry in 2021.


The Importance of LiDAR Technology in Port and Crane Automation

According to recent studies, the port equipment market size is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. Learn how LiDAR technology is being used to transform port and crane automation.


Autonomous Mobile Robots: The Future of Logistics Automation

With technology constantly evolving, more uses of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) within industrial settings are increasing. Here's how ARMs are shaping the future of logistics automation.


5 Ways Autonomous Robots are Utilized to Manage the Increased Demand in eCommerce

With increased eCommerce sales comes the need for autonomous robots to help in the warehouses and fulfillment centers. Here are 5 ways autonomous robots are used to help manage this demand.


3 Ways Autonomous Robots Provide an Extra Level of Cleanliness

These autonomous robots are capable of cleaning and scrubbing floors to perfection, here are a 3 ways they can be used to provide an extra level of cleanliness.


The Role the Sensor Plays in the Cleaning Robot

Learn how our smart sensors are used in the autonomous cleaning robots used in hospitals, schools and other facilities.


Announcing Our Strategic Partnership with Schmersal Inc.

We are excited to announce a strategic partnership with Schmersal Inc. Discover more about this partnership here.