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(Cont'd) Security Robots and Factory and Warehouse Robots-as-a-Service - Business Models That Work For Robot-As-A-Service Companies In 2020

3SECURITY ROBOTS-AS-A-SERVICE
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Security Robot-as-a-Service Solutions
Types of Security Robots. Indoor security robots roam offices autonomously, performing heat scans in the premises and face/badge scans for personnel identification. Outdoor security robots are equipped larger wheels for wide-area patrol, car licence plate scanners and 360° HD cameras for full environmental scans.
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Business Model. Security RaaS seeks to supplement the manned security industry where there are shortages in manpower and increased expectations in security performance. The security RaaS model is typically on a monthly rental basis, with each security robot costing from a low fee of US$1.5K per month (such as the S5.2 outdoor security robot from SMP Robotics) to as high as US$10K per month (O-R2 and O-R3, indoor and outdoor security robots from OTSAW Digital).
Find out more about the security RaaS companies (Cobalt Robotics, Knightscope and others) and their business models in this list of security robot-as-a-service companies worldwide.

4FACTORY ROBOTS-AS-A-SERVICE
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List of Factory Automation Robot-as-a-Service Companies (source)
Types of Factory Robots. With global initiatives on smart manufacturing, such as Industry 4.0 and "Made in China 2025", in high gear, one of the key trends in factory automation is the adoption of Cobots (or Collaborative Robots) and a diversity of robot types for different stages of manufacturing.
Business Models. There are several variants of the pay-as-you-use model here - from monthly rental (e.g. Mobile Industrial Robots MiR's MiR100 AMR is charged at US$711 per month), to pay per productive hour ranging from US$15 to US$33 per productive hour to pay per intelligent action (e.g. intelligent actions performed by Kindred's SORT robot).
Find out more about these factory automation RaaS companies and their specific business models in this list of factory automation robot-as-a-service companies worldwide.

5WAREHOUSE ROBOTS-AS-A-SERVICE
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List of Warehouse Automation Robot-as-a-Service Companies (source)
Types of Warehouse Robots. Warehouse management is one of the major industries that is being automated at a blazing speed - from fetching items around the warehouse, to sorting and shelving , to picking and packing, and eventually shipping off. Picker-as-a-service players include InVia Robotics, Magazino and Geek+ Robotics. Warehouse AMRaaS (Autonomous Mobile Robot as a Service) players include 6 River, Fetch Robotics, Locus Robotics and Ronavi Robotics.
Business Models. The business model for picker-as-a-service is usually on a per-pick basis, ranging from 6 cents to 10 cents per pick, while AMR-as-a-service is usually leased on a monthly basis, from US$711 per robot per month to several thousands of dollars per month, depending on the commitment period.
Find out more about these warehouse automation RaaS companies and their specific business models in this list of warehouse automation robot-as-a-service companies worldwide.

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Conclusion

In this year-end report for 2020, we have compiled and looked at Robot-as-a-Service business models for the various market segments. We will continue to update this special report next year for 2021. You may also like to check our other robotics report, 2020 Robot-As-A-Service Companies (RaaS) - State Of The World, which surveys the key RaaS players in the various market segments for 2020.
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