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1. US20180273298 - SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING OBJECTS, INCLUDING AUTOMATED PROCESSING

Office United States of America
Application Number 15935835
Application Date 26.03.2018
Publication Number 20180273298
Publication Date 27.09.2018
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
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
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
Q
DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
10
Administration; Management
08
Logistics, e.g. warehousing, loading, distribution or shipping; Inventory or stock management, e.g. order filling, procurement or balancing against orders
B65G 1/137
G06Q 10/08
CPC
B65G 1/1371
B65G 1/1376
G06Q 10/087
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 KOLETESCHKA
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 AUTOMATED PROCESSING
Abstract
(EN)

A processing system for processing objects using a programmable motion device is disclosed. The processing system includes a plurality of supply bins providing supply of a plurality of objects, with the plurality of supply bins being provided with a bin conveyance system, a programmable motion device in communication with the bin conveyance system, where the programmable motion device includes an end effector for grasping and moving a selected object out of a selected supply 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 containers.