PC Mag

PC Mag

At UK-based Ocado, robots currently pick and pack the approximately 40,000 orders placed every day via a unique AI-powered grid system. CTO Paul Clarke explains.

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Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly

At the Disruption Summit in London, Ocado’s head of technology explained how the firm built a technology-based model for efficient grocery delivery and how it has been disrupting that ever since.

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Information Age

Information Age

Ocado's chief technology officer Paul Clarke, who was named Tech Pioneer of the Year at the Tech. Awards 2018 last month, spoke with Information Age to discuss his role and the challenges in harnessing the cutting-edge of technologies such as AI and automation.

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Forbes

Forbes

What if robots didn't take the place of humans, but worked alongside them? That's precisely the reality when cobots—collaborative robots—are added to the workforce. 

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Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Robots could destroy about 7 million existing U.K. jobs but create at least that many more over the next two decades, according to analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Reuters

Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - France’s Carrefour announced a deal this week with Google to boost its online shopping business. It is the latest in a string of partnerships between traditional food retailers and tech companies as grocery ecommerce takes off.

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Reuters

Reuters

ANDOVER, England (Reuters) - As 600 robots swarm on a grid overhead, the technology boss of British online supermarket pioneer Ocado explains why its new high-tech plant has caught the attention of the world’s retail bosses who are racing to crack internet food shopping.

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BBC

BBC

The first things you notice are the chill in the air, the vast grid on the floor which makes you feel like you're on the film set of the movie Tron, and the whooshing sound of wheels skimming across aluminium.

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Business Insider

Business Insider

Ocado has released footage from inside its newest automated warehouse in Andover, UK.

The facility is fitted with automated robots that take crates of products to pick stations where picking robots or humans then assemble the orders for shipping.

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The Engineer

The Engineer

From swarming devices that get your online food order ready for delivery to the autonomous vehicles that will bring it to your front door, robots are poised to revolutionise the retail sector.  Helen Knight reports.  

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WSJ

WSJ

Giving the machines fingers to pick up delicate products like Peeps and bagels makes them much more useful

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