Amazon’s robot workforce grows by 50pc in just one year

Here is an increasingly regular headline highlighting the growth in our automated workforce. This one is Amazon, who purchased a robotics company named Kiva back in 2012. Kiva robots assist in warehouse automation … and Amazon now has 45,000 of them (!)

It should be noted that they also increased their human workforce.

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/machines/amazon-robot-workers

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s