• Amazon announced its first 'fully autonomous' warehouse robot that doesn't have to be caged away from human workers

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Robots in an Amazon warehouse. Isobel Hamilton/Business Insider
    Amazon announced its first "fully autonomous" warehouse robot called Proteus.
    Normally robots in Amazon warehouses have to operate in a caged area separate from human workers.
    Amazon says Proteus can work in amongst human workers.
    Amazon workers could soon see squat green robots weaving between them and their coworkers on the warehouse floor. Amazon announced in a blog post Tuesday it has created its first "fully autonomous" warehouse robot, named Proteus. Proteus looks a lot like Amazon's current warehouse robots, but whereas...
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