Walmart will soon deploy hundreds of robot janitors to clean stores, the retailer announced on Monday.
The company said it expects to have 360 “Auto-C” robots active in stores by the end of January 2019. The robots look like smaller versions of the Zamboni machines used to clean ice rinks.
Walmart employees program a cleaning route for the robots, which are able to autonomously scrub floors and clean store aisles. The robots are equipped with sensors that allow it to safely navigate around customers and other objects in their paths. – READ MORE