Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)

AGVs have been used to automate repetitive material delivery routes in factories and warehouses for half a century. These vehicles come in a wide variety of configurations, but all are designed to follow a series of mapped routes throughout a facility. AGVs follow wires, floor tape or GPS and are outfitted with a variety of sensors to avoid collision with obstacles. AGVs make sense when there is a consistently high volume of materials movement following a consistent path.

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