×
1 177
Fashion Jobs
CLINIQUE
Associate Consultant - Clinique - Kingston, on
CDI · Kingston
CLINIQUE
Clinique Associate Consultant- London , on
CDI · London
RALPH LAUREN
Polo Factory Store - General Manager Premium Outlets Mirabel Montreal
CDI · Mirabel
SLAVINRAPHAEL
Fashion Wholesale Representative - Premium Women's Brand
CDI · TORONTO
TJX COMPANIES INC.
Loss Prevention Store Investigator - Toronto
CDI · Mississauga
L'OREAL GROUP
Professional Development Consultant - Matrix & Biolage
CDI · Toronto
L'OREAL GROUP
IT Business Analyst
CDI · Montreal
L'OREAL GROUP
Business Development & Training Consultant - Skinceuticals
CDI · Montreal
CLINIQUE
Clinique - 30 HR Consultant - The Hudson's Bay Company, Nanaimo, bc
CDI · Nanaimo
OLD NAVY
General Manager -Toronto Premium Outlets - Halton Hills, on
CDI · Halton Hills
ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES
Operations Manager
CDI · Toronto
ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES
Manager, Supply Chain Finance
CDI · Markham
CLINIQUE
Associate Consultant - Clinique - Barrie, on
CDI · Barrie
ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES
Director, Account & Sales Planning - Estee Lauder
CDI · Toronto
ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES
Senior Solutions Business Analyst – Mes And Manufacturing Systems
CDI · Markham
CLINIQUE
Clinique - Consultant - Hbc, Park Royal, Vancouver, bc
CDI · Vancouver
CLINIQUE
Clinique - Consultant -Hudsons Bay - Montreal, qc
CDI · Montreal
CLINIQUE
Clinique - Consultant - Lasalle, Montreal , qc
CDI · Montreal
CLINIQUE
Clinique - Consultant -Hudsons Bay - Montreal, qc
CDI · Montreal
HUGO BOSS
Purchasing & Imports Administrator - Toronto
CDI · Ontario
ESTÉE LAUDER
Business Manager - Estee Lauder - Richmond, bc
CDI · Victoria
CLINIQUE
Associate Consultant - Clinique - Sarnia, on
CDI · Sarnia

Amazon's Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years

By
Reuters API
Published
today Jun 7, 2019
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could automate warehouse work around the world.


The company has said it views automation as a way to help workers - Reuters


The remark, made on stage at Amazon's "re:MARS" conference in Las Vegas, underscored how companies and university researchers are rapidly developing technology to perform human tasks, whether for elder care in the home or for the picking and stowing of goods in retail warehouses.

"I think grasping is going to be a solved problem in the next 10 years," he said. "It's turned out to be an incredibly difficult problem, probably in part because we're starting to solve it with machine vision, so (that means) machine vision did have to come first."

Bezos did not discuss any Amazon deployments of the technology, which it has tested from the Boston-area startup Soft Robotics, for instance, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters previously.

The company has said it views automation as a way to help workers.

Still, Amazon is known for its drive to mechanize as many parts of its business as possible, whether pricing goods or transporting items in its warehouses. It employs hundreds of thousands of people, many of whose primary task is grasping, scanning and placing customer orders in its warehouses.

© Thomson Reuters 2020 All rights reserved.