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1. US20180265311 - SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING OBJECTS INCLUDING A LINEAR GANTRY SYSTEM

Office United States of America
Application Number 15923765
Application Date 16.03.2018
Publication Number 20180265311
Publication Date 20.09.2018
Publication Kind A1
IPC
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
G
TRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
47
Article or material-handling devices associated with conveyers; Methods employing such devices
74
Feeding, transfer, or discharging devices of particular kinds or types
90
Devices for picking-up and depositing articles or materials
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
G
TRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
1
Storing articles, individually or in orderly arrangement, in warehouses or magazines
02
Storage devices
04
mechanical
137
with arrangements or automatic control means for selecting which articles are to be removed
B65G 47/90
B65G 1/137
CPC
B65G 1/137
B65G 2201/0258
B65G 47/905
Applicants Berkshire Grey Inc.
Inventors Thomas WAGNER
Kevin AHEARN
John Richard AMEND, JR.
Benjamin COHEN
Michael DAWSON-HAGGERTY
William Hartman FORT
Christopher GEYER
Victoria HINCHEY
Jennifer Eileen KING
Thomas KOLETSCHKA
Michael Cap KOVAL
Kyle MARONEY
Matthew T. MASON
William Chu-Hyon MCMAHAN
Gene Temple PRICE
Joseph ROMANO
Daniel SMITH
Siddhartha SRINIVASA
Prasanna VELAGAPUDI
Thomas ALLEN
Title
(EN) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING OBJECTS INCLUDING A LINEAR GANTRY SYSTEM
Abstract
(EN)

A storage, retrieval and processing system for processing objects is disclosed. The storage, retrieval and processing system includes a plurality of storage bins providing storage of a plurality of objects, where the plurality of storage bins being in communication with a retrieval conveyance system, a programmable motion device in communication with the retrieval conveyance system for receiving the storage bins from the plurality of bins, where the programmable motion device includes an end effector for grasping and moving a selected object out of a selected storage bin, and is adapted for movement of the programmable motion device along a first direction, and a plurality of destination bins that are provided in at least one linear arrangement along the first direction of movement of the programmable motion device.