Abundance and variety are great qualities in a store—unless you’re looking for something specific. And after a fruitless search through countless aisles, it’s not unusual to give in and ask for help, only to hear: “Oh I think we have some of those in aisle 12, or maybe we just used to sell those. I forget.”
A new robot from Simbe Robotics is set to change that. Instead of relying on mere humans to remember where every item in a store is, and how many are left in stock, Simbe’s new robot, Tally, will keep track of every package of Double-Stuf Oreos, every bag of Ruffles crinkle-cut potato chips, and every DiGiorno frozen pizza.
Read more at Quartz.