Top 10 mobile robotic stories of November 2021

November 2021 marks the start of the holiday shopping season, so product announcements from AMR companies focused on logistics slowed down. The Mobile Robot Guide launched the first ever Mobile Robotics Week, an online educational experience. You can still review all of the Mobile Robot Week content for free, online, at your leisure.

This monthly feature summarizes the most popular stories reported on The Mobile Robot Guide during each month.

Here are the Top 10 most popular robotics stories on The Mobile Robot Guide in November 2021. Subscribe to The Mobile Robot Guide Newsletter to stay updated and have the news delivered straight to your inbox.

locus robot in a warehouse

10. 4 things to look for in an AMR

These are four important things to consider when picking out an AMR for your company. Read story

Monarch Tractor works in a vineyard

9. Monarch Tractor closes $61M series B round

Monarch is the first all-electric, autonomous compact tractor to come to market, targeted at small-medium sized farms. Read story

mobile robot

8. Yantra converts solution from an AGV to an AMR with natural feature navigation from Guidance Automation

Guidance Automation, has partnered with Yantra to upgrade their vehicle navigation options to include ‘natural feature’ navigation. Read story

Locus Mezzanine illustration

7. Locus Robotics enhances its mezzanine management capabilities

Innovative Pick-and-Pass feature clusters and directs ecommerce order fulfillment work across multiple levels to deliver optimal throughput. Read story

Serve Robotics delivers food

6. Serve Robotics partners with Uber Eats on last-mile food delivery

Uber Eats and Serve Robotics announce a new last-mile delivery partnership. Read story

PAL Robotics TIAGo OMNI++

5. PAL Robotics launches TIAGo OMNI++ mobile manipulation robot

The PAL OMNI++ is an omnidirectional mobile robot for more flexibility than ever before. Read story

Geek plus poppick bin interface

4. Geek+ unveils goods-to-person solution PopPick at CeMAT Asia

Geek+ presents revolutionary new Goods-to-Person solution PopPick, and the multi-machine flexible high-density solution, RoboShuttle Next Gen. Read story

autonomous challenge race car

3. Autonomous racing goes head-to-head at The Autonomous Challenge @ CES in Las Vegas

This is the next chapter in autonomous racing, this time at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read Story

Kiwibot on a sidewalk

2. Kiwibot partners with Careem to fulfill last-mile meal delivery

Kiwibot partners with e-commerce app Careem to begin sidewalk delivery operations in Dubai. Read story

Tompkins tSort robots

1. Mobile robots deliver big benefits for retail giant Kmart

Best-in-Class Automation Solution Implemented in Less than Five Months. Read story





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Written by

Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman is Senior Editor of WTWH's Robotics Group, cohost of The Robot Report Podcast, and founder of the Mobile Robot Guide. Oitzman is a robotics industry veteran with 25-plus years of experience at various high-tech companies in the roles of marketing, sales and product management. He can be reached at