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wired.com - Will Knight - These Robots Use AI to Learn How to Clean Your House
These Robots Use AI to Learn How to Clean Your House
WIRED

Inside an ordinary-looking home, a robot suspended from the ceiling slowly expands arms holding a sponge, before carefully wiping a kitchen surface clean. Nearby, another robot gently cleans a flat-screen television, causing it to wobble slightly.

venturebeat.com - Kyle Wiggers - 100 Schnucks Supermarkets will deploy Simbe inventory-tracking robots
100 Schnucks Supermarkets will deploy Simbe inventory-tracking robots
VentureBeat

Simbe Robotics, a developer of grocery store inventory robots, today announced it's inked a deal with Schnucks Markets to roll out robots to over 100 supermarkets across the U.S. Simbe claims that in 15 Missouri and Illinois pilots during the…

bbc.co.uk - Amazon warehouse robots 'increase staff injuries
Amazon warehouse robots 'increase staff injuries
BBC

Amazon's use of robots in its warehouses has led to more injuries for human workers, an investigation says. The Center for Investigative Reporting said it had acquired internal records for 150 warehouses over four years. At the most common kind of…

etftrends.com - Tom Lydon - Rise of Robots Will Fuel This Innovative ETF
Rise of Robots Will Fuel This Innovative ETF
ETF Trends

The ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF (CBOE: ARKQ) is often highlighted for being one of the ETFs with one of the largest weights to Tesla, but there's much more to this disruptive ETF's story. A big weight to Tesla helps get eyeballs on the…

hackaday.com - Lewin Day - Robot Cat Takes Inspiration From Nature
Robot Cat Takes Inspiration From Nature
Hackaday

Oftentimes, a project starts with a clean sheet of paper, and we set out wildly sketching towards the goal in our minds. However, it can pay to do your research first, as [Chen Liang] demonstrates with this great robotic cat build. [Liang] began…

stltoday.com - Leah Thorsen - More robots coming to the aisles of Schnucks stores
More robots coming to the aisles of Schnucks stores
STLtoday.com

Aisle-roaming robots are coming to an additional 46 Schnuck Market stores to help with tasks such as looking for out-of-stock items and verifying prices. Each 30-pound robot named Tally is equipped with sensors to help it navigate the store's…

thespoon.tech - Chris Albrecht - Schnuck Markets Expands Use of Tally, Simbe Robotics' Shelf-Scanning Robot
Schnuck Markets Expands Use of Tally, Simbe Robotics' Shelf-Scanning Robot
The Spoon

Missouri-based regional grocer Schnuck Markets announced today that it is expanding its use of Simbe Robotics ‘ shelf-scanning Tally robot. Tally will be rolled out to an additional 46 stores, bringing the total number of Schnuck locations…

businessinsider.com - Isobel Asher Hamilton - Explosive Amazon warehouse data shows serious injuries have been on the rise for years, and robots have made the job more dangerous | Markets Insider
Explosive Amazon warehouse data shows serious injuries have been on the rise for years, and robots have made the job more dangerous | Markets Insider
Business Insider

Leaked data obtained by investigative journalism site Reveal about injury rates inside Amazon warehouses show the company has publicly downplayed how dangerous its warehouses are for workers. The data shows injury rates have climbed every year from…

fox2now.com - Mike Colombo - Schnucks Markets using robots to improve customer experience
Schnucks Markets using robots to improve customer experience
FOX 2

DES PERES, Mo. – Next time you shop at Schnucks, don't be surprised if you encounter something you haven't seen before in the aisles: a shelf-scanning robot named Tally. “For those that want a more efficient experience, we want to be…

eurekalert.org - What is your attitude towards a humanoid robot? Your brain activity can tell us!
What is your attitude towards a humanoid robot? Your brain activity can tell us!
EurekAlert!

Genova (Italy), 30 September 2020 - The way humans interpret behavior of AI-endowed artificial agents, such as humanoid robots, depends on specific individual attitudes that can be detected from neural activity. Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano…

zdnet.com - Eileen Brown - Ecovacs Deebot T8 robot vacuum review: multi-function mopping and sweeping with superb accessories
Ecovacs Deebot T8 robot vacuum review: multi-function mopping and sweeping with superb accessories
ZDNet

✓Comprehensive app mapping ✓Optional scrub mop and auto-empty accessory ✓Mop mode carpet avoidance ✕Expensive Ecovacs continues to innovate with its range of robot vacuums and its latest offering is no exception. It has…

kfvs12.com - Jessica Ladd - Schnuck Markets deploys Tally robot to more than half of stores
Schnuck Markets deploys Tally robot to more than half of stores
KFVS12

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFVS) - Three years after introducing Simbe Robotics' autonomous robot Tally to select stores to enhance inventory management, Schnuck Markets, Inc. announced it is launching the technology in an additional 46 stores, including the…

drugstorenews.com - Schnuck Markets deploys Tally robot to more locations
Schnuck Markets deploys Tally robot to more locations
Drug Store News

According to Schnucks, additional benefits of Tally include: 14x more out-of-stock detection than manual auditing and at least 20% reduction in out-of-stock items in stores using Tally; Increased accuracy of real-time inventory that feeds into…

u.today - AI Firm Behind Robot Sophia Partners with Cardano, Plans to Dump Ethereum
AI Firm Behind Robot Sophia Partners with Cardano, Plans to Dump Ethereum
U.Today

SingularityNET, a blockchain-based marketplace for artificial intelligence (AI) applications, has collaborated with Charles Hoskinson-helmed IOHK, according to the Sept. 30 announcement. The win-win partnership will be driving the development of…

businessinsider.com - Amy Borrett - These are 9 hot startups that will influence the future of travel and logistics after COVID-19, according to Europe's Target Global
These are 9 hot startups that will influence the future of travel and logistics after COVID-19, according to Europe's Target Global
Business Insider

The pandemic has disrupted how people travel, accelerating trends such as e-bikes and scooters while forcing innovation in cars and delivery. Venture capital investors funds piled $11.8 billion into the wider sector of mobility in the first three…

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