Amazon starts testing Agility Robotics' humanoid robot Digit in its US warehouses.
Why it matters
The use of humanoid robots in warehouses could have significant implications for the future of warehouse operations and the workforce.
What the papers say
Business Insider UK highlights the debate over the suitability of humanoid robots for warehouse tasks, while Axios focuses on Agility Robotics' plans to mass-produce humanoid robots for warehouse work.
How we got here
Amazon has been investing in robotics for its warehouse operations over the last several years, with the introduction of various types of robots.
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Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington. Amazon focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.
A numerical digit is a single symbol used alone or in combinations, to represent numbers in a positional numeral system. The name "digit" comes from the fact that the ten digits of the hands correspond to the ten symbols of the common base 10 numeral syst