The aisles of your neighborhood grocery store are the latest testing ground for robotic technology.
Joining the likes of autonomous retail sales associates OSHbot and Pepper is a new device, "Tally," the first product launched by San Francisco startup Simbe Robotics.
Tally works in shelf auditing and analytics, informing stores about where merchandise has run out, what products are mispriced, what's been misplaced and so on. The idea is to trim down revenue lost when shoppers give up on locating hard-to-find or absent items.
Tally's aim is to help retailers "address these challenges by providing more precise and timely analysis of the state of in-store merchandise and freeing up staff to focus on customer service," Simbe CEO and cofounder Brad Bogolea said in a statement.
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