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This Startup Wants Robots in Every Warehouse

Clearpath Robotics says its robots are fundamentally different from the ones Amazon uses.
Simon Drexler on Clearpath’s Husky all-terrain robot. Source: Aaron Cobb

Amazon’s proprietary Kiva robots are state-of-the art inventory fetchers, saving humans from walking up to 11 miles per shift, some experts estimate. They’ve helped Amazon build some of the most efficient warehouses on the planet. Now Clearpath Robotics of Kitchener, Ontario, is looking to upend that dominance with its automated guided vehicles (AGVs),

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