OSARO Announces Expanded Corporate Focus with Integrated Products and Solutions for Industrial Automation
SAN FRANCISCO (April 29, 2021) -- OSARO, Inc., a global leader in the development and provision of advanced robotics automation, has announced a refined strategy and suite of products that offers complete, dedicated and integrated solutions packages to meet customers’ specific needs for maximum productivity.
The upgraded suite of products, collectively called OSARO Solutions, integrates OSARO visual perception with powerful OSARO control software. OSARO combines its software and advanced machine learning with the services and industry expertise needed to deliver improved sight and skill to existing robot applications, while enabling new applications for the factories and warehouses of the future.
“Each company, warehouse, or factory we work with has its own unique set of automation requirements and operational challenges,” said Derik Pridmore, co-founder and CEO of OSARO. “While we can offer software for each specific use-case, it became clear to us that providing dedicated and holistic solutions better serves our customers. Our customers’ success is our success.”
OSARO collaborates with customers to optimize feature options and services to cost-effectively meet the customer’s specific automation requirements. Machine learning expertise allows OSARO Solutions software to automatically adapt to moderate task variations, thereby delivering higher productivity, improved supply chain resilience, and continuous flexibility.
Konica Minolta, Inc. is a Japanese multinational technology company, with headquarters in Tokyo, and offices in 49 countries worldwide.
“Konica Minolta chose OSARO’s software because of its ability to work with myriad forms and sizes in our production line. OSARO’s software also correctly recognizes and distinguishes difficult materials, such as metal and resin. As a result of OSARO’s unique capabilities, we were able to achieve a high target recognition rate, within a very tight production timeline, and we continue to look for opportunities to combine Konica Minolta’s core technology with OSARO Solutions for future enhancements of our factory automation line."
Panasonic Connected Solutions Company is using OSARO software in automated food packaging solutions. Panasonic is a major Japanese multinational electronics company, headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, and had revenues of $69B in 2019.
“We are using OSARO’s software for its ability to properly detect challenging inventory items that use reflective, transparent, or flexible materials, and ability to easily handle frequent packaging changes. We look forward to developing a range of logistics and factory automation solutions using OSARO software supported by OSARO’s systems integration partner Innotech, based in Yokohama.”
Kyoto Seisakusho is a leading manufacturer of packaging machinery, with headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, which develops labor saving equipment for their customers and streamlines production in their customer’s facilities. The mission of Kyoto Seisakusho is to solve demanding challenges from customers with the highest possible technological competence. Kyoto Seisakusho has a presence in the United States, through their subsidiary company PMI-KYOTO PACKAGING SYSTEMS INC., located in Chicago.
“We are now testing robot applications with OSARO’s robotics automation software and look forward to working together with factory and logistics customers.”
OSARO designs and deploys robotics automation solutions in the materials handling industry using software-defined robotics. OSARO automation systems bring together advanced machine learning for object recognition with powerful control software that adapts to customer data and environments. The company’s robotic piece-picking solution is optimized for grocery, cosmetic, and e-commerce markets, where key challenges include high SKU inventories, complex packaging, and fragile items requiring delicate handling. OSARO Solutions have been validated by the world’s top retailers, system integrators, and third-party logistic companies.
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