Thursday, March 29, 2012
A Day in the Life of a Warehouse Robot
Kottke reports: [edited]
Amazon announced recently that they bought a company named Kiva for $775 million. Kiva makes robots for fulfillment warehouses, of which Amazon has many. When I heard this news, I was all, robots are cool, but $775 million? But this short video on how the Kiva robots work made me a believer.