In the dynamic landscape of 2023, Fixposition stands at the forefront of transformative growth, achieving significant milestones that underscore its commitment to innovation and global impact. We are proud of the team for ending the year with 2 times growth in revenue and 3 times growth in number of customers.
Let's take a moment to reflect on the remarkable accomplishments that have shaped Fixposition's journey in 2023:
1. Expanding Horizons with MYBOTSHOP in Germany
Fixposition proudly welcomed MyBotshop as an official distributor, marking a strategic partnership aimed at delivering the state-of-the-art Vision-RTK 2 to European institutions specializing in robotic research and education. This collaboration enhances accessibility to cutting-edge positioning solutions across the continent, emphasizing performance and cost-effectiveness.
2. Driving Integration: Dual ROS1 and ROS2 Compatibility
In a forward-thinking move, Fixposition upgraded the Vision-RTK 2's driver to seamlessly support both ROS1 and ROS2. This enhancement streamlines the integration process, empowering users operating ROS2 systems to effortlessly incorporate the sensor into their autonomous setups. This achievement represents a significant stride in maximizing the sensor's potential across diverse applications.
3. Ulf Claesson Joins as Fixposition’s Independent Chairman Ensuring Success into the Future of Autonomy
Ulf Claesson's appointment as Fixposition's Independent Chairman signifies a pivotal moment in the company's journey. His wealth of knowledge and distinguished career in technology and private equity lays the foundation for a new era of development and growth, ensuring a future where autonomy thrives.
4. Agtonomy Integration: Empowering TeleFarmer™ Technology
Aligning values and a commitment to accelerating autonomy, Fixposition seamlessly integrated the Vision-RTK 2 into Agtonomy's TeleFarmer™ technology solution. This successful collaboration marks a synergy in vision and innovation, contributing to the advancement of precision agriculture.
5. Fixposition Partnered with Global Leaders to Provide RTK-Correction Services
To ensure consistent and precise global positioning everywhere, Fixposition strategically opted for Topcon's Topnet Live RTK correction services in North America and Europe, complemented by Sixents Technology for comprehensive coverage in China. These services are meticulously designed to streamline the integration of cutting-edge high-precision positioning technology across diverse scenarios, thereby extending their advantages to a wider array of industries.
7. Advancing Field Robotics Down Under with Position Partners
In collaboration with Position Partners, Fixposition has accelerated field robotics in Australia and New Zealand. This partnership enhances positioning accuracy in challenging environments, catering to industries such as construction, infrastructure, mining, and agriculture.
8. A Milestone in Enabling Autonomy at Scale with the Vision-RTK 2's Monumental Shipment
Amidst these notable achievements, in December we celebrate our biggest single customer shipment of Vision-RTK 2 sensors—230 units packed and ready for deployment. This marks the beginning of more volume orders from Fixposition’s 70+ OEM customers, as they are moving beyond prototype toward pre-production in 2024 and mass production in 2025.
As we look ahead to the future, these achievements serve as proof of the solid market demands on our technology and the excellence of our solutions. The stage is set for growth and scale-up. Stay tuned, we have more exciting products serving the high-volume markets coming in 2024.