Vendors: Robots will collaborate with warehouse workers, not replace them
from DC Velocity
Robot applications for logistics over the next decade will focus more on collaborating with human warehouse employees than replacing them outright, experts at a conference held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said. Industrial robot vendors are adding material handling capabilities to solve "low-hanging fruit" challenges of mobility, item location and placement, said Jerome Dubois, co-founder at Waltham, Massachusetts-based warehouse robotics vendor 6 River Systems Inc.
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