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These Googly-Eyed Robots Could Be Coming to a Grocery Aisle Near You. Here's What They Do

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

If you shop at Giant Food Stores you might encounter something a little unexpected next time you shop: a robot.
After a pilot program by Ahold Delhaize USA services company Retail Business Services, Giant, and Jabil subsidiary Badger Technologies in Pennsylvania, the grocery chain is starting to roll out an autonomous robot named Marty. He'll work long hours with one mission in mind-to keep the store aisles safe.
"Bringing robotics and A.I. from a research lab to the sales floor has been a very exciting journey, and we were thrilled by the customer response in our pilot stores," said...
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