AJOT | July 13, 2021 | Logistics | Shipping Technology
The German robotics start-up Magazino exhibits their mobile picking robot TORU in Italy for the first time. The A.I.-driven robot is specialized in picking, transporting and stowing shoe boxes in warehouses of online retailers. Visitors of the Expo Riva Schuh in Riva del Garda can experience a live demonstration of the robot at the Magazino booth E13 in Hall B1 from July 18 – 20, 2021.
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