Walmart trials self-driving, floor scrubbing robot

Walmart trials self-driving, floor scrubbing robot

Walmart is testing an advanced, autonomous floor scrubber during overnight shifts in five stores near its HQ in Bentonville, Ark., LinkedIn reports. 

The machine resembles a traditional scrubber but comes equipped with similar technology used in self-driving cars: extensive cameras, sensors, algorithms and Lidar for navigational mapping. 

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Hackers go on Black Friday shopping spree, RSA Security

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