Google’s and Amazon’s plans for Robots

An army of robots coming soon? Christy Ferer is shocked and impressed at the same time.  It’s been reported that Amazon is building robots in order to increase its way of shipping products and now Google is jumping in the game.  The article on Wired states:

“The difference between Amazon’s drone stunt and Google’s retail robot skunkworks, run by Andy Rubin, is that it seems far more serious. While Amazon released an unrealistic marketing video that had little to do with how its operations really work, Markoff’s sources say that Google is taking incremental steps to  automate steps all along the consumer-product supply chain, from  manufacturing to shipping.”

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