Global Autonomous Mobile Robots R&D Portfolio Assessment Report 2021 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Autonomous Mobile Robots: R&D Portfolio Assessment” report has been added to’s offering.

The analysis of key patent publication trends and global adoption scenario shows that while there is a lot of funding and focus into the development of the navigation of AMRs, the technology is under development for space applications as well.

The need for automation in logistics and warehouses is being driven by the increasing popularity of e-commerce which has experienced a further boost, same-day delivery demands, shortage of labor, and the time wasted by labor in travelling long distances and carrying out monotonous tasks and lastly the incapability to scale existing solutions such as conveyors or automated guided vehicles or forklifts to meet the customer demands.

Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) have become widely popular not only in the field of e-Commerce retail warehouses but have proven to have capabilities to collaborate with humans in different industries such as hospitality, healthcare, security, fashion, and third-party logistics. AMRs are highly scalable and are available in customer-friendly RaaS business models which makes it easy to adopt them.

Key Questions Answered in the Technology and Innovation Study

  • What is autonomous mobile technology?
  • What is the application landscape of AMRs and the different industry verticals where they are applicable?
  • What are the influencing factors that are driving the opportunities for AMRs?
  • What are the technology capabilities of AMRs?
  • Assessment of Industry Best Practices
  • IP and Funding Scenario
  • Growth Opportunities and Critical Success Factors
  • What sort of strategies do Governments, OEMs, and other critical organizations need to embrace to sustain in the competitive marketplace?

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1 – Executive Summary

1.1 Scope of the Technology and Innovation Research

1.2 Research Methodology

1.3 Research Process and Methodology

1.4 Key Findings

Chapter 2: Autonomous Mobile Robots: Technology Landscape

2.1 Autonomous Mobile Robots – Technology Overview

2.2 Operation of Autonomous Mobile Robots with Top Modules

2.3 Application Areas of Autonomous Mobile Robots Across Different Industries

2.4 Key Applications of AMRs in Warehouses and Inventory Management

2.5 Accuracy and Interoperability are Key Trends Influencing Development and Adoption of AMRs

2.6 Autonomous Mobile Manipulation Robot is the Way Forward

2.7 AMMR – Stakeholder, Applications and Technology Overview

Chapter 3: Implementation Case Scenario

3.1 Use Case 1: Zalando, Germany and Magazino, Germany

3.2 Use Case 2: GEODIS, France and Locus Robotics, US

3.3 Use Case 3: Schnuck Markets, US and Simbe Robotics, US

Chapter 4: Factors Influencing Adoption of AMRs

4.1 Factors Influencing Technology Development and Adoption – Scalability and Flexibility are the Driving Force

4.2 Factors Influencing Technology Adoption- Limitation on Load Size Hinders Adoption

Chapter 5: Global Scenario, Key Research Areas, Patent, Funding Analysis

5.1 Strategic Partnerships Aim to Advance Autonomous Mobile Robots Technology

5.2 Strategic Alliances are Leading to the Development of Integrated Fulfillment Solutions

5.3 Mergers and Acquisitions Indicate both Hardware and Software for AMRs are being Acquired to Aid New Innovations

5.4 Space Autonomous Mobile Robots is the Most Active Area of Research

5.5 Research by NASA Enables Progress in the Development and Operation of Space AMR

5.6 Patent Assessment of AMRs – The US Leads in Patent Publication

5.7 Patent Filing Shows Potential Application for AMRs beyond Warehouse Management

5.8 Market Penetration and Strengthening R&D are Focus Areas for VC Investments in AMRs

Chapter 6: Companies to Action

6.1 Locus Robotics, US

6.2 Simbe Robotics, US

6.3 Autonomous Security Robot Performs Patrols to Detect Anomalies

6.4 Goods-to-Person Solution Enables Easy Warehouse Optimization and Management

6.5 Autonomous Mobile Robot Performs End-to-End Process Automation

6.6 Starship Technologies, US

Chapter 7: Impact of COVID-19

7.1 Autonomous Robots Deployed for Disinfection in the COVID Era

7.2 Adoption of Disinfection Autonomous Robots Improves Safety of the Workplace

7.3 AMR can be Deployed to Kill Viruses such as COVID-19 in Hospitals

Chapter 8: Growth Opportunities

8.1 Growth Opportunity 1: Geographic Expansion Places Emphasis on Catering to Small Scale Industries and Developing Countries

8.2 Growth Opportunity 2: IP Scenario is Extensively Driven by Advancements in Navigation, Localization & Mapping

8.3 Growth Opportunity 3: Strategic Alliances Form the Crux of Technology Development

Chapter 9: Key Contacts

Companies Mentioned

  • Locus Robotics
  • Magazino
  • NASA
  • Schnuck Markets
  • Simbe Robotics
  • Starship Technologies
  • Zalando

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