2022 bESTology-Week 10

bESTology-Week 10 Where’s The Guidance? Topics Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGV) Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) Objective/Goal:  Students will review the two types of autonomous vehicles to understand the functions and programming to meet the autonomous needs.  Introduction: Students will further examine the functioning and meaning of Autonomous and the difference between Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 9

bESTology-Week 9 Am I All I Can Be? Topics Function Autonomous Function or Not Objective/Goal:  Students will understand what an Autonomous Function is and is programming meeting the autonomous need.  Introduction: Students will further examine the functioning and meaning of Autonomous Robotics and what is not Autonomous Function with robots. Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 8

bESTology-Week 8 Which Way What? Topics Sensors Path Orientation-Gyroscopes Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how sensors and Gyroscopes assist the orientation of an autonomous robot.  Introduction: Students will continuing learning about sensors with learning about Gyroscopes. This is a special type of sensor that provides the orientation an autonomous robot needs Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 7

Week 7-Where Are My Arms? Topics Sensors Path Orientation  Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how sensors and planning are used to orient an autonomous robot.  Introduction: Robotic engineers plan the moves to meet a robot’s purpose and function. When it comes to autonomous mode, planning includes programming sensors that provide the Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 6

Week 6-It’s A Matter Of Sense(ors) Topics Sensors for Automation The Fundamentals of Sensors Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how automation supports the needs of warehouse and fulfillment businesses to reduce labor costs and lack of qualified employees.  Introduction: Robots need to make sense of their environment to function efficiently. How Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 5

bESTology-Week 5 Choosing Your ARMs Topics Automation Solutions Determining ARMs for function and purpose Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how automation supports the needs of warehouse and fulfillment businesses to reduce labor costs and lack of qualified employees.  Introduction: Use of Autonomous Control or Controlled Robots in production for warehouse or Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 4

2022 bESTology-Week 4 Control? What Is In Control? Topics Quality Control Autonomous Control VS Controlled Robots Objective/Goal:  Students will understand the difference between autonomous control and controlled robots and how these two types of robots work to provide quality of products and services  Introduction: Use of Autonomous Control or Controlled Read more…

2022-bESTology Week 3

bESTology Week 3-Picking Which Way https://www.conveyco.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Pick-Module-1.jpg Topics Fulfillment Zones Fulfillment types Objective/Goal:  Students will understand the different types of order picking and fulfillment zones and how these processes affect the warehouse and fulfillment center designs. Introduction: Order picking is the success mechanism for warehouses and fulfillment centers across the globe. Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 2

2022 bESTology-Week 2 What Job Where? Topics Types of fulfillment Hybrid fulfillment Dark fulfillment Objective/Goal:  Students will understand the different types of fulfillment processes are used with automatic and autonomous machines.. Introduction: Automation has significantly modified how companies can adapt to business needs and demands. Multiple companies can now do Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 1

2022 bESTology Week 1 Topics Defining Automatic Defining Autonomy Stages of Human interaction with automatic and autonomous machines Essential Questions: What are the three types of autonomous modes? Is there a difference between automatic and autonomous? How are humans involved with automatic and autonomous machines? How could automatic or autonomous Read more…