The use of robots in practical settings has recently made some pretty big strides. We’ve seen Walmart fulfillment center robots deployed to handle increases in online sales performance. A company called Fetch Robotics is designing autonomous cleaning robots to target ecommerce facilities. Now, a startup named Starship Technologies has raised millions of dollars to bring […]
We first wrote about the Walmart fulfillment center robots in September. At that point, the retail giant was using them to scan shelves for out-of-stock items and potentially interact with human customers. Now, they’re becoming part of Walmart’s fulfillment centers. Here’s more from a recent Verge report: Walmart’s approach of more localized fulfillment centers is […]
Many organizations have had to pay more for extra cleaning services during the pandemic, but what if at least part of that cleaning and disinfecting could be done by autonomous cleaning robots? According to a recent TechAcute article, a company called Fetch Robotics is designing autonomous cleaning robots to target ecommerce facilities while customers increasingly look […]
Bright Machines introduces a solution designed to help manufacturers of all sizes procure and deploy factory automation with Bright Machines Select microfactory-as-a-service. Bright Machines Select is a new microfactory-as-a-service model which brings Software-Defined Manufacturing to manufacturers without the upfront costs associated with traditional automation equipment purchasing, the company says. With financial evaluation, budgeting and contracts, […]
NICE announces that a multinational telecommunications corporation has introduced NICE Robotic Process Automation across its pan-India operations as part of a post-merger consolidation. The automation solution is being deployed to optimize both front- and back-office workflows for increased productivity and customer satisfaction, according to NICE. Thousands of employees will benefit from NICE Robotic Process’s attended […]
One organization is urging countries that use autonomous robotics in warfare to consider regulations that can keep humans safer and in control.
Artificial intelligence researchers are improving the technology every day, including at Google parent company, Alphabet, where researchers have taught a robotic arm to stack blocks using reinforcement learning. According to Venture Beat, the task has previously thought to be nearly impossible to do using only data. DeepMind, Alphabet’s artificial intelligence research team, developed a new […]
Autonomous robots used in warfare may cause unintentional consequences, like human fatalities. One industry experts says they should be banned.
Telemedicine is giving patients more access to healthcare, and helping doctors save lives.
Experts are divided on whether or not technology will replace employees in the fast-food industry.