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Automation

Automation Archives

Smile to pay: the looming boom in facial recognition

Meanwhile, fingerprint sensors will dominate the sector, featuring on 93 per cent of biometrically equipped smartphones ...

Run out of milk? Robots on call for Singapore home deliveries

Developed by OTSAW Digital and both named "Camello", the robots' services have been offered to 700 households in a one-y...

Countdown deploys micro-fulfilment tech to speed up online order packing

The unit sorts and moves products directly to its team of 200 personal shoppers in Countdown’s Penrose eStore in Aucklan...

Environmental benefits of warehousing automation technologies

Robots and machinery can perform repetitive and complex tasks faster, safer and with greater precision than manual metho...

COVID-19 has changed the future of retail: there’s plenty more automation in store

As online shopping increasingly provides greater revenue streams for retailers, more physical store closures are also on...

Burden on CIOs to prep workers for automated future, Gartner says

Many retailers investing in AI to help human and robot collaborate in supply chain, research finds.

Woolworths amps up automation to propel online grocery

Woolworths is partnering with a US eGrocery startup to speed up its online grocery operations.

Arnott’s begins construction of $65 million dollar fully-automated facility

Arnott's Biscuits invests in new state-of-the-art warehouse at Huntingwood in Western Sydney.

Attitudes towards automation in the workplace changing

Over 8o per cent comfortable with reskilling in order to work alongside the digital workforce.