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Progressive Grocer

Get Ready for More Robots Cleaning Grocery Stores

The newest entry in the food retail robot race comes…

The newest entry in the food retail robot race comes from Badger Technologies, which has launched its new Badger UV Disinfect robot.

Retail TouchPoints

Badger Technologies Launches UV Robots to Autonomously Clean Stores

Badger Technologies has introduced…

Badger Technologies has introduced the Badger UV Disinfect robot, an autonomous ultraviolet (UV) disinfecting robot designed to combat COVID-19 and high-risk pathogens commonly found in…

The Shelby Report

Badger UV Disinfect Robot Elevates Health & Safety in Grocery Stores

Badger Technologies, a product division…

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, has introduced the Badger UV Disinfect robot, an autonomous ultraviolet (UV) disinfecting robot designed to combat COVID-19 and high-risk…

Trend Hunter

The Badger UV Disinfect Robot Boosts Store Cleanliness

Badger UV Disinfect Robot by Badger Technologies…

Badger UV Disinfect Robot by Badger Technologies was created to improve the health and safety of retail and grocery stores, as it uses advanced UV-C technology to tackle pathogens. The autonomous robot…

Robotics & Automation News

Badger Launches Ultraviolet Disinfection Robot

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, introduces…

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, introduces the Badger UltraViolet Disinfect robot, an autonomous ultraviolet (UV) disinfecting robot designed to combat Covid-19 and high-risk pathogens commonly…

Supermarket Perimeter

Badger Introduces Badger UV Disinfect Robot to Elevate Health and Safety

NICHOLASVILLE, KY – Badger Technologies’…

NICHOLASVILLE, KY – Badger Technologies’ newest automated solution, the Badger™ UV Disinfect robot, is an ultraviolet (UV) disinfecting robot designed to combat COVID-19 and high-risk…

Perishable News

Badger Introduces Badger UV Disinfect Robot to Elevate Health and Safety

NICHOLASVILLE, KY – Badger Technologies,…

NICHOLASVILLE, KY – Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, introduces the Badger™ UV Disinfect robot, an autonomous ultraviolet (UV) disinfecting robot designed to combat…

Mobile Robot Guide

Badger Launches New UV Disinfection Robot

Badger Technologies launches a new UV disinfection solution…

Badger Technologies launches a new UV disinfection solution based on the autonomous mobile robot technology that the company developed for their inventory counting robots. Badger Technologies primary market is…

Robotics Tomorrow

Badger Introduces Badger UV Disinfect Robot to Elevate Health and Safety

Badger Technologies, a product…

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, introduces the Badger™ UV Disinfect robot, an autonomous ultraviolet (UV) disinfecting robot designed to combat COVID-19 and high-risk…

Design News

10 Predictions: Multi-purpose Retail Robots

2020 was marked by massive disruptions and unprecedented turmoil.…

2020 was marked by massive disruptions and unprecedented turmoil. It’s also a year of accelerated innovation as businesses pushed automation to keep facilities open and to keep people safe.

Food Logistics

How Multipurpose Robots Gain Momentum in 2021

2020 is a year for the record books, marked by massive disruption…

2020 is a year for the record books, marked by massive disruption and unprecedented turmoil. It’s also a year of accelerated innovation as many businesses, especially those involved in various aspects of the…

ZDNET

Automation nation: 9 robotics predictions for 2021

What to expect in automation in the retail automation…

What to expect in automation in the retail automation sector in 2021.

RIS News

2021 Retail Predictions From Today's Industry Experts

It’s safe to say that no one is sorry to see 2020…

It’s safe to say that no one is sorry to see 2020 go.

Inside Logistics

Multipurpose will robots gain momentum in 2021

Ten predictions driving the increased momentum of autonomous…

Ten predictions driving the increased momentum of autonomous robots

One Zero

The Delicate Art of Making Robots That Don’t Creep People Out

Agility Robotics created a robot that could…

Agility Robotics created a robot that could walk up stairs and carry boxes. But the main complaint from customers? It didn’t have a face.

Supermarket Perimeter

Maximizing efficiency and customer experiences with autonomous labor solutions

KANSAS CITY - Over the…

KANSAS CITY - Over the last few years, the innovation in labor automation technology has been steadily increasingly as technology has further integrated into society. When coronavirus…

Robotics & Automation News

Badger Technologies and STCR plan to take Autonomous Robots to independent grocers

Badger Technologies,…

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, is teaming up with STCR, a provider of advanced retail point of sale (POS) and self-checkout solutions, to increase the…

Fresh Plaza

New partnership to drive adoption of autonomous robots by independent grocers

Badger Technologies, a product…

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, is teaming up with STCR, Inc., a provider of advanced retail point-of-sale and self-checkout solutions, to increase the momentum…

The Robot Report

STCR works with Badger Technologies to help independent grocers adopt robots

Grocery stores are facing…

Grocery stores are facing many challenges, including thin profit margins, staff retention challenges, and more recently, the need to compete with online retailers and maintain…

Perishable News

Badger Technologies Collaborates with STCR to Drive Rapid Adoption of Autonomous Robots by Independent Grocers

NICHOLASVILLE,…

NICHOLASVILLE, KY – Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, is teaming up with STCR, Inc., a leading provider of advanced retail point…

Robotics Tomorrow

Badger Technologies Collaborates with STCR to Drive Rapid Adoption of Autonomous Robots by Independent Grocers

In-Store,…

In-Store, Multipurpose Robots Complement STCR’s Suite of Smart Retail Tech

CHAIN STORE AGE

CSA Exclusive: Woodman’s fills store inventory gaps with robots

A regional Midwest grocer is helping keep…

A regional Midwest grocer is helping keep shelves properly stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic with robotic assistance.

Retail Info Systems

Retail's Battle Bots: COVID-19 Exposes True Value of Robotics

For Woodman’s Market’s Tyler Davis, the…

For Woodman’s Market’s Tyler Davis, the tipping point arrived with a box of graham crackers. While auditing some of the grocer’s mis-stocks spotted by a Badger Technologies shelf-scanning robot,…

VentureBeat

5G and edge computing help retailers work smarter behind the scenes

This article is part of the Technology…

This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. From grab-and-go checkout to convenient self-service kiosks and more personalized recommendations,…

Supermarket Perimeter

Badger Tech predicts autonomous robots will have key role in 2021

NICHOLASVILLE, KY - The COVID-19 pandemic…

NICHOLASVILLE, KY - The COVID-19 pandemic quickly accelerated digital and automated trends in 2020, and according to Badger Technolgy’s chief executive officer, Tim Rowland, there’s a lot…

Retail TouchPoints

How Woodman’s Markets is Harnessing In-Store ‘Anti-COVID Robots’

In-store robots aren’t just tools that…

In-store robots aren’t just tools that can check for mislabeled products or clean messes in a timely manner. They also provide an answer to some of the challenges created by the pandemic,…

Harvard Business Review

What Robots Can Do for Retail

Robots have rolled into retail, from six-foot-tall free-moving machines…

Robots have rolled into retail, from six-foot-tall free-moving machines spotting spills in Giant Foods Stores to autonomous shelf-scanners checking inventory in Walmart. At Lowe’s, the home improvement chain, a “LoweBot” in…

Retail Info Systems News

The Future of Store Automation Post-COVID-19

Our march toward automation in retail has been severely dampened…

Our march toward automation in retail has been severely dampened by COVID-19. The economic lockdown meant a massive rethink in how consumers get what they need, which stole attention from  many of the novel…

Machine Design

Putting a Face (or Googly Eyes) on the Robotics Industry

The first session for RIA’s Robotics Week featured…

The first session for RIA’s Robotics Week featured a roundtable of robotics experts from various industry verticals. The panelists included:

GazetteXtra

Woodman's Market brings in robots for shelf-checking duties

Under a partnership with Badger Technologies,…

Under a partnership with Badger Technologies, Janesville-based Woodman’s Market has begun deploying autonomous robots into store aisles to conduct price and inventory checks and instantly share…

ZDNET

Brick and mortar's best hope? Robots, many now believe

Through a pane of clear plastic, speaking through…

Through a pane of clear plastic, speaking through a mask, a checkout clerk at a grocery chain told my wife she was feeling sick yesterday. My wife asked (and I'm imagining her taking a big step back…

Industry Week

Adding JIT to Grocery Store Aisles

Robotic deployments represent a crucial step towards smarter retail…

Robotic deployments represent a crucial step towards smarter retail environments.

Food Logistics

Woodman’s Markets Rolls Out Badger Technologies Grocery Robots

Badger Technologies is deploying multipurpose…

Badger Technologies is deploying multipurpose robots at Woodman’s Markets throughout Wisconsin and Illinois, with the goal to expand to all 18 Woodman’s locations by the end of 2020. These…

The Spoon

Woodman’s Market Adds Badger Technologies’ Robots for Shelf Scanning

Badger Technologies announced yesterday…

Badger Technologies announced yesterday that its shelf-scanning robots will be roaming the aisles of Woodman’s Markets throughout Wisconsin and Illinois come the end of the year.

Supermarket Perimeter

Woodman’s Markets rolls out multipurpose robots from Badger Tech

NICHOLASVILLE, KY. - Woodman’s Markets…

NICHOLASVILLE, KY. - Woodman’s Markets is introducing multipurpose robots from Badger Technologies to all 18 retail locations by the end of the year. 

Supermarket Perimeter

Woodman’s Markets rolls out multipurpose robots from Badger Tech

The robots will monitor product availability,…

The robots will monitor product availability, verify prices and deliver precise location data for more than 100,000 items at each location. Equipped with Badger Retail InSight, the robots…

Progressive Grocer

Woodman's Markets Deploys Autonomous Robots

Woodman's Markets has teamed up with Badger Technologies,…

Woodman's Markets has teamed up with Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil, to roll out multipurpose robots at all its locations by the end of 2020. The robots will monitor product availability, verify…

Grocery Dive

Woodman's Markets deploys aisle-scanning robots to stores

Badger Technologies is launching multipurpose…

Badger Technologies is launching multipurpose aisle-scanning robots at Woodman’s Markets stores throughout Illinois and Wisconsin and plans to expand to all 18 store locations by the end of 2020,…

SupermarketNews

Giant Food Stores Named SN of the Year

To drive operational efficiency at its large-format stores, Midwestern…

To drive operational efficiency at its large-format stores, Midwestern grocer Woodman’s Markets this year plans a chainwide rollout of aisle-scanning robots from Badger Technologies.

Retail Info Systems News

Woodman’s Markets Rolls Out Shelf-Scanning Robots

Woodman’s Markets is deploying a series of multi-purpose…

Woodman’s Markets is deploying a series of multi-purpose robots that monitor product availability, verify prices and deliver location data for more than 100,000 items, aligning the grocer with the growing…

Winsight Grocery Business

Grocery Robots Take the Floor at Woodman's

Woodman’s Markets is deploying a fleet of multipurpose robots…

Woodman’s Markets is deploying a fleet of multipurpose robots to monitor product availability, verify prices and deliver precise location data for the 100,000 items in the 240,000-square-foot stores, which are…

Milwaukee Business Times

Woodman’s Markets adding robots to monitor inventory on its store shelves

Janesville-based Woodman’s Markets,…

Janesville-based Woodman’s Markets, which has stores in Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Oak Creek and Kenosha, plans to add robots to all of its stores to keep tabs on the thousands of…

Chain Store Age

Midwestern grocer automates shelf scans with robots

Woodman’s Markets now monitors products and prices…

Woodman’s Markets now monitors products and prices using autonomous robots.

Business Insider

Take a look at 20 of the cutest and creepiest robots in stores and restaurants today

The robots were created…

The robots were created by man. So far, they haven't evolved, rebelled, or formed a plan to kill all humans, but they're definitely more present than ever in daily life.…

Security infoWatch

The PatrolBot autonomous robot

As the latest Badger Technologies’ offering, the PatrolBot autonomous robot…

As the latest Badger Technologies’ offering, the PatrolBot autonomous robot leverages AI and Machine Learning to produce actionable business insights to elevate security guard Service Level Agreements (SLAs) while meeting…

ADWEEK

Meet the Security Robot That May Be Coming to Your Local Store or Office Park

Even without the googly…

Even without the googly eyes 

ZDNET

Robots are changing the face of retail in 2020

At NRF 2020, dozens of companies showed off the latest…

At NRF 2020, dozens of companies showed off the latest generation that can handle everything from restocking shelves to cleaning floors.

Security Informed

Badger Technologies Launches PatrolBot Autonomous Robot To Enhance Access Control And Fire Safety Solution

Badger…

Badger Technologies®, a product division of Jabil, introduces the Badger PatrolBot™ autonomous robot tailored for the security guard industry. 

AI Authority

Badger Technologies Introduces PatrolBot Autonomous Robot For Security Guard Industry

The Badger PatrolBot…

The Badger PatrolBot autonomous robot optimizes workforce management for the security guard industry.

The Robot Report

PatrolBot autonomous security robot works with workforce management, says Badger Technologies

Badger Technologies…

Badger Technologies LLC today announced the Badger PatrolBot, an autonomous mobile robot designed for the security guard industry. The Nicholasville, Ky.-based…

AITRENDS

Marty the Robot Rolls out AI in the Supermarket

When six-foot-four inch Marty first rolled into Stop &…

When six-foot-four inch Marty first rolled into Stop & Shop, the robot walked into history. Social robot experts say it is among the first instance of a robot deployed in a customer environment, namely supermarkets…

Robotics Business Review

Market Playbook: 3 Examples of Robotics in Retail Transformation

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers…

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers were under pressure to keep up with rapidly evolving supply chains and customer habits. Not only have payment methods and support services changed,…

Robotics Business Review

5 Robots Now in Grocery Stores Show the Future of Retail

Governments and grocery stores are asking people…

Governments and grocery stores are asking people maintain “social distance” while shopping to protect both patrons and employees from the novel coronavirus. At the same time, interest in robotics…

CHAIN STORE AGE: THE BUSINESS OF RETAIL

Robots and Retail Go Together Like Zeros and Ones

Badger Technologies was featured in the Chain Store……

Badger Technologies was featured in the Chain Store…

PROGRESSIVE-GROCER

Demand in the Digital Era: Closing the Gap Between the Dream and the Store

Badger Technologies was featured……

Badger Technologies was featured…

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Should Robots Have a Face?

When Tina Sorg first saw the robot rolling through her Giant supermarket in…

When Tina Sorg first saw the robot rolling through her Giant supermarket in Harrisburg, Pa., she said to herself, “That thing is a little weird.” Programmed to detect spills and debris in the aisles, the robot looked like an …

BBC Worklife

What do we look for in a ‘good’ robot colleague?

What makes for a tolerable robot colleague? Teams of…

What makes for a tolerable robot colleague? Teams of psychologists, roboticists and managers are trying to find out.

Robotics Business Review

Robots in retail: Assessing current progress and long-term vision

The ongoing technological odyssey of…

The ongoing technological odyssey of robots and their acceptance into retail stores has given way to some interesting observations. “Timing is everything” is an ironic truth.

Wall Street Journal

The Robot in Aisle Five Isn’t Stalking You. No, Really.

Badger Technologies was featured in the Wall Street……

Badger Technologies was featured in the Wall Street…

techhq

Breaking out of labs and facilities — robots of the open world

Sixty-one percent of executives expect……

Sixty-one percent of executives expect…

Winsight Grocery Business

The State of the Robot in Retail Business

“Timing is everything” is an ironic truth. In my early days,…

“Timing is everything” is an ironic truth. In my early days, developing the robot solution for retail and defining its road map, I would say it was the beginning of embracing the technology and its presence to…

Jabil, Inc.

CNN at NRF

Badger Technologies was featured at NRF on CNN. See the full tweet here. Retailing robots!……

Badger Technologies was featured at NRF on CNN. See the full tweet here. Retailing robots!…

GROCERY DIVE

Attention shoppers! Your local grocery store needs robots

As a former district manager for Target, I get…

As a former district manager for Target, I get almost apoplectic when I read sensationalized stories that try to drum up fervor about robots stealing retail jobs. Despite all the frightening talk…

OMNI TALK

Spotlight Podcast | Robotics With Tim Rowland, CEO Of Badger Technologies, A Product Division Of Jabil

A…

A new podcast is live — “Spotlight Series: Robotics with Tim Rowland, CEO of Badger Technologies, a Product Division of Jabil”

SupermarketNews

10 most popular stories of 2019

Ahold Delhaize USA chains to introduce ‘Marty’ at about 500 stores.

Ahold Delhaize USA chains to introduce ‘Marty’ at about 500 stores.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Going dark

Supermarkets are no longer just places for consumers to do their food shopping in person. Supermarkets……

Supermarkets are no longer just places for consumers to do their food shopping in person. Supermarkets…

Targeted News Service

Starbucks CEO to Speak at NRF 2020 Vision: Retail's Big Show

The National Retail Federation issued the…

The National Retail Federation issued the following news release: Nurturing humanity in a modern retail environment will be the topic as Starbucks President and CEO Kevin Johnson speaks at NRF……

Professional Services Close - Up

AT&T and Badger Technologies Testing 5G-Enabled Autonomous Robots for Retail

AT&T and Badger Technologies……

AT&T and Badger Technologies…

Retail Dive

In Store Robots Could Get Smarter with 5G 

Badger Technologies, maker of the "Marty" robots that are currently…

Badger Technologies, maker of the "Marty" robots that are currently in around 500 Ahold Delhaize stores, announced a partnership with AT&T to equip retail robots with 5G technology, according to a press release.…

ZDNET

Googly-eyed Robots Actually an Important 5G and Edge Computing Benchmark 

AT&T is partnering with retail…

AT&T is partnering with retail robotics company Badger Technologies to test how 5G networking can accelerate retail automation. Badger makes autonomous mobile robots that monitor…

The Motley Fool

How Do Consumers Feel About Changing Retail Technology?

For decades retail technology basically meant……

For decades retail technology basically meant…

Asbury Park Press

Marty the Robot is newest Stop & Shop employee, and here's what it does

Jun. 19--At first, shopper Darrell……

Jun. 19--At first, shopper Darrell…

The Boston Globe 

Robot in aisle 3: Retail Turns More and More to Machines

QUINCY — It was just a scrap of paper on the…

QUINCY — It was just a scrap of paper on the floor of a Stop & Shop supermarket in Quincy, near the produce section. But for Marty, no matter how small the scrap, it was one piece too many. At the…

Retail Info Systems

Influentials: Top Movers and Shakers in Retail 2019 

The retail industry touches the lives of everyone…

The retail industry touches the lives of everyone on a daily basis. Filled with innovative technology in a rapidly changing landscape, retail is constantly on the move ― and its success is impossible…

Robotics Tomorrow

Robots in Grocery Retail: The Questions You Need to Ask When Adopting 

Automating data collection in the…

Automating data collection in the brick-and-mortar space continues to be an elusive goal. Yet to achieve the highest level of efficiency across the supply chain, automation is the target…

The Associated Press

Grocery robots detect spills - with some far-off human help

SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — A wheeled robot named…

SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise.…

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Googly-eyed, 6-foot-5 robots coming to Giant Food Stores

NEW YORK _ Giant Food Stores employees will have……

NEW YORK _ Giant Food Stores employees will have…

Winsight Grocery Business

NRF Notebook: The Robots are Coming

Eight Giant-Carlisle and Stop & Shop stores this week are welcoming…

Eight Giant-Carlisle and Stop & Shop stores this week are welcoming a new co-worker as Ahold Delhaize’s test of autonomous robots proceeds to the pilot stage.