Ahold Delhaize Orders Up Nearly 500 Floor Roaming Robots

CHRIS ALBRECHT | January 14, 2019

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Dubbed Marty, the Badger Technologies robot has been in tests at GIANT locations where, according to the press release, the robots were easily recognized by customers in stores by their friendly appearance where they were tested and used to identify hazards, such as liquid, powder and bulk food item spills and provide reporting that enables corrective action.

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