Amazing Amazon Automation

on Thursday, 11 December 2014.

AMAZON’S ROBOTIC ARMY BOOSTS EFFICIENCY

kivaAmazon workers used to walk miles a day down aisles to put your order together in an Amazon warehouse (like the one I rode my bike by in Kentucky this summer…) Not any more though… an army of Kiva robots takes care of most of the leg work any more.  This makes your orders faster, the workewrs happier, and Amazon more efficient.  Read the article linked below, and watch the YouTube video linked as well.
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When Amazon announced their Amazon Prime Air service on the eve of Cyber Monday many people sat up and took notice. But the presentation was essentially showing the public what many had already known – Amazon is entering the field of advanced robotics.
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Chris Hurd

I currently teach Technology and Engineering at Cazenovia HS in CNY. I also teach summers at the college level for PLTW in Oregon, Ohio, Florida, California, Kentucky, Eastern Michigan, and NY.

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