by Vicente Maranca

Army of robots to invade Amazon warehouses

6 years ago | Posted in: Technology | 495 Views

CEO Jeff Bezos told investors at a shareholder meeting Wednesday that he expects to significantly increase the number of robots used to fulfill customer orders.

There are currently about 1,000 robot workers on Amazon floors. The increase won’t change the number of actual people employed, an Amazon spokeswoman said.

Related: Robots will replace fast-food workers

The robots are made by Kiva Systems, a company Amazon bought for $775 million two years ago.see more


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