It uses AI with computer vision.
Amazon has announced the Sparrow robotic system. This will enable the company to increase efficiency and safety.
The press release states that Sparrow is Amazon’s new intelligent robot system. It automates the order fulfillment process by moving individual items before they are packed. Amazon claims that this robot system is the first to be able to identify, select, and process individual products in a warehouse.
Sparrow is able to recognize millions of objects using computer vision and artificial Intelligence. Sparrow will perform repetitive tasks that allow Amazon employees to concentrate their energy and time on other processes.
Separately, the information is important to note, which is obviously not in the Amazon Press Release. According to a 2020 Center for Investigative Journalism report, the results of Amazon’s robot workplaces and human workplaces were very disappointing. In three years, the rate of serious injuries among Amazon employees in automated facilities was 50% higher that at non-robot locations.
According to employees, the introduction of robots to the workplace has raised standards at work, which made it more difficult for people to maintain these standards.