This robot might be your next store assistant

This robot might be your next store assistant

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Supermarkets and department stores have already invested heavily in technology such as self-service checkouts that automate the process of scanning products and taking payment in-store. But could store assistants also soon be out of a job? We recently wrote about Germany's Findbox, a kiosk that directs customers to the items they're looking for. Now OSHbot could be the world's first truly robotic customer service employee, after being trialled at Lowe's hardware store.

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