Top 5 Automation Ideas

Top 5 Automation Ideas

With advancements in technology continuing to grow and leading to an increase in demand, automation can help maximise use of materials and improve product quality. Automation can also support sustainable practices by optimizing energy consumption. Additionally, we have also seen the impact that automation can have in the workplace with the chance for new job prospects that may have not previously existed. For example, the fully automated retail store mentioned here below uses AI to provide a more seamless shopping experience for customers. This will in turn increase productivity and help companies to focus on other aspects of the business and expand economically allowing them to open up more job opportunities. With business process automation becoming a key facilitator in business performance and intelligence, we have selected 5 examples that focus on retail, mobility, social space and sustainability.

1 Automated pollination robots support bees

In Poland, scientists have developed a flying robot that can navigate its own path to pollinate flowers and crops.

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2 Automated system translates between sign language and English

A tech company is building the world’s first automated sign language translation solution to enable deaf and hearing people to communicate almost anywhere.

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3 Startup uses AI to fully automate retail stores

A new retail solution uses artificial intelligence to enhance the shopping experience and enable stores to operate unattended.

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4 Autonomous trolley follows shoppers around store

Amid the efforts to solidify its offline distribution base, a warehouse-style supermarket chain trials an autonomous shopping cart that can avoid obstacles.

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5 Emissions-free, self-driving cargo ship to launch in 2018

A fully electric and autonomous cargo ship from Norway will provide more efficient and environmentally friendly shipping.

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