Robotics firm brings smart fulfillment to ecommerce

“Berkshire Grey’s platform goes beyond a robot and a gripper to incorporate computer vision. The addition of machine learning enables it to evaluate past tasks and improve them if needed: If a robot picks something without a good grab, the platform can identify the problem and resolve it in real time. “Our system will let it go, reset quickly and then repick it,” Blair says.”

https://nrf.com/blog/robotics-firm-brings-smart-fulfillment-ecommerce

Announcing the final agenda for Robotics + AI — March 3 at UC Berkeley – TechCrunch

“In addition to a main stage that includes the likes of Amazon’s Tye Brady, UC Berkeley’s Stuart Russell, Anca Dragan of Waymo, Claire Delaunay of Nvidia, James Kuffner of Toyota’s TRI-AD and a surprise interview with Disney Imagineers, we’ll also be offering a more intimate Q&A stage featuring speakers from SoftBank Robotics, Samsung, Sony’s Innovation Fund, Qualcomm, Nvidia and more.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/techcrunch.com/2020/02/19/announcing-the-final-agenda-for-robotics-ai-march-3-at-uc-berkeley/amp/

AMAZON PLANS TO LAUNCH TWO ROBOTIC FULFILLMENT CENTRES IN OHIO

This is an interesting post that’s somewhat counterintuitive. The robotic fulfillment center is creating jobs.

  • “Ecommerce giant Amazon has announced that it plans to open a pair of cutting-edge robotic fulfillment centres in Ohio. 
  • The launch of the fulfillment centres will create more than 2,500 full-time jobs in the area.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.gigabitmagazine.com/ai/amazon-plans-launch-two-robotic-fulfillment-centres-ohio%3famp