Amazon.com Inc. inaugural "Amazon Picking Challenge"
encouraged mechanical and computer science students from around the world to design robots that can place boxes and things like markers, pencils, and toys, from the warehouse and put them into bins or shelves. Ironically, these are simple tasks that the average human being can do. The Seattle retailer is encouraging robotics by directing research in the direction of the e-commerce automation.
Money and time is being wasted by designing these robots to do simple tasks... MORE