Locus Robotics Unveils Groundbreaking Autonomous Navigation at ProMat 2017 Show

Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation (LRAN) software enables multi-robot warehouse fulfillment

Chicago, IL - April 4, 2017 - Today, Locus Robotics (, the award-winning

autonomous warehouse robotics company, introduced Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation™ (LRAN) at
the ProMat 2017 Show in Chicago, IL. LRAN marks a significant advancement in Locuss autonomous
robotics navigation software, enabling multi-robot warehouse fulfillment for retailers and 3PL providers.
"Until now, it was challenging to have multiple robots operate in a coordinated fashion in a warehouse
environment," said Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. "With our new Locus Robotics Advanced
Navigation (LRAN) system, we can support large numbers of robots operating seamlessly and
collaboratively alongside workers in a warehouse."
Locus Robotics currently has eight customer deployments underway in North America. The LRAN
software has been deployed to these sites through Locuss automatic cloud distribution system, and
customers have already noted immediate improvements in navigational accuracy and pick performance
"Warehouses are often congested spaces, densely packed with merchandise, transport equipment, and
personnel, said Mike Johnson, co-founder and president of Locus. "The ability to have many robots
moving through the warehouse without impacting traffic flow represents a significant leap forward in
warehouse productivity."
Locus is demonstrating its advanced navigation system at ProMat 2017, the material handling industrys
premier logistics show. The Locus booth is designed to look like a small warehouse, showcasing how
multiple LocusBots are able to work closely alongside attendee "pickers" in a space that is often highly
congested due to high levels of booth traffic.
"Weve brought a realistic warehouse environment to the show floor," said Karen Leavitt, chief
marketing officer of Locus. "Visitors entering our ‘warehouse are amazed at the way the robots move
gracefully among them to complete their tasks."
Locus is exhibiting at ProMat in booth #S1697.
About Locus Robotics
Locus Robotics transforms your productivity without transforming your warehouse. Locuss innovative,
autonomous robots work collaboratively alongside workers, helping them pick 2x-5x faster, with near-
100% accuracy, and less labor compared to traditional picking systems. This proven, powerful
technology integrates easily into existing warehouse infrastructure without disrupting workflows. For
more information visit
About ProMat 2017
ProMat 2017 is the premier showcase of material handling, supply chain and logistics solutions in North
America, hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. The show is designed to offer productivity solutions
and information to manufacturing, distribution and supply chain professionals from the United States,
Canada, Mexico and over 110 countries around the world; presenting the products and services of over
700 leading material handling and logistics providers. For more information visit,
and follow the event on social media via #ProMat2017.

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