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1. (US20180273295) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING OBJECTS INCLUDING AN AUTO-SHUTTLE SYSTEM

Application Number: 15924883 Application Date: 19.03.2018
Publication Number: 20180273295 Publication Date: 27.09.2018
Publication Kind : A1
IPC:
B65G 1/137
B65G 65/00
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
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
65
Loading or unloading
CPC:
B65G 1/1373
B65G 2201/0258
B65G 65/005
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
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING OBJECTS INCLUDING AN AUTO-SHUTTLE SYSTEM
Abstract: front page image
(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 is 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 a movable carriage for receiving the selected object from the end effector of the programmable motion device, and for carrying the selected object to one of a plurality of destination bins.