Apple-Picking Robots Gear up For US Debut in Washington State

For the first time, some of the apples sold in the U.S. will be picked by a robot rather than human hands. That’s thanks to agricultural automation startup Abundant Robotics, the maker of apple harvesting machines that will partake in Washington state’s next harvest.

Giant Eagle to Introduce Shelf-Scanning Robots

Giant Eagle is joining what appears to be a growing national trend: incorporating robots into the daily routine of its grocery stores.

Robots are Helping Sedano’s Supermarket Gather your Groceries Faster

This new system at Sedano’s Supermarket fills online orders lightning fast — 60 items in five minutes or less. And that speediness is Sedano’s strategy to cater to rushed customers who don’t have the time — or desire — to walk the aisles themselves.