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WSJ News Exclusive | Walmart Scraps Plan to Have Robots Scan Shelves

Walmart scrapped a plan to use robots to track inventory in store aisles, after finding humans get similar results, people familiar with the matter said

11/2/2020 10:45:00 PM

Walmart scrapped a plan to use robots to track inventory in store aisles, after finding humans get similar results, people familiar with the matter said

The retail giant is ending its yearslong push to have machines developed by Bossa Nova Robotics rove stores to keep track of inventory, after discovering during the coronavirus pandemic that humans can help get similar results.

Nov. 2, 2020 2:29 pm ETWalmart Inc. has ended its effort to use roving robots in store aisles to keep track of its inventory, reversing a yearslong push to automate the task with the hulking machines after finding during the coronavirus pandemic that humans can help get similar results.

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The retail giant has ended its contract with robotics company Bossa Nova Robotics Inc., with which it joined over the past five years to gradually add six-foot-tall inventory-scanning machines to stores. Walmart had made the robots a frequent topic of conversation...

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