Between humans and robots, it’s a love/hate relationship. We love robots, but robots also make us nervous. Any time a retailer announces some new use of robots, both in-store and for fulfillment, headlines, and questions, ensue. Will robots replace workers? Will robots replace workers well?
Wearable technologies are increasingly seen as the gateway to the Internet of Things (IOT)-the controllers to a burgeoning collection of “smart” objects and functions. Devices like the Apple Watch, Google Glass and fitness trackers such as the FitBit are already collecting information that ultimately may be used to make the wearer’s lives easier.
Amazon will extend free same-day delivery to Prime members in certain zip codes in several cities, the company said Thursday. More than a million items will be eligible, a minimum order of $35 is required, and orders must be in by noon .