In the Gartner report, "Emerging Technologies: Tech Innovators in Smart Robotics — Supply Side", published May 31st 2022, wheel.me is mentioned as one of the 2022 tech innovators in Smart Robotics.
In the analysis by Bill Ray, Gartner states the following implications for product leaders in manufacturing, logistics and healthcare.
Every object is a potential target for the addition of autonomy and, thus, should be evaluated on that basis.
Deployment disruption can be reduced by identifying points of interaction with existing equipment and mitigating changes by converting, rather than replacing, that equipment.
Reducing the cost of disruption can easily tip the balance in evaluating the ROI for a robot deployment.
wheel.me has developed the world’s first autonomous wheel - wheel.me Genius - that comprises a robotic component, indoor navigation technology and data analytics, enabling you to make everything and anything move effortlessly.
It is from its game-changing flexibility that the Genius system gets its name. With a wide range of use cases, Genius can move just about anything, and revamp automated material handling in manufacturing, supply chains, logistics, warehouse operations, etc. The sky's the limit.
Static and dynamic obstacle detection
With its static and dynamic obstacle detection, Genius makes sure to avoid everything that comes into its way.
Up to 100 kg carrying weight per wheel
One set of four wheels can carry 400 kg. With the ability to combine up to three sets of wheels carrying up to 1200 kg, you can really start to move the immovable.
Our wheels can move effortlessly in any direction. Our mecanum wheels are omnidirectional and can spin 360 degrees around it`s center.
Autonomous wheels wouldn’t be truly autonomous if they didn’t charge themselves. With their own battery management system, our wheels know when they are running out of power and will charge themselves on charging pads when they need it.
By offering our autonomous wheels as a service, we have effectively removed the barrier of entry and made robots accessible to the world.
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