Visualizing warehouses: robots that can observe and manipulate work environments
Though specialized robots have proven to be a viable alternative to human workers across several sectors within manufacturing since the 1960s, their presence in the supply chain has largely been non-existent until recently. This is because robots excel at work that is repetitive, which makes them a viable option on an assembly line, but dismal (to date) on the warehouse or distribution center floor.
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article by :Vishnu Rajamanickam, staff writer at https://www.freightwaves.com/