It's a far cry from Asimo or other entertainment-oriented robots, but Kiva Systems' warehouse delivery system is a successful commercial product. The robots can navigate a warehouse to find and deliver objects for e-commerce fulfillment. Amazon has purchased Kiva Systems for $775 million, an indication of how automation is strategic to Amazon.
April 3, 2012 5:45 AM PDT
Photo by: Kiva Systems
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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