Sanctuary AI’s Humanoid Robot Makes Debut in Retail Store

March 10, 2023 | Automation
Sanctuary AI

I’ve been posting about these robots over the past months, and today the company announced it’s first successful deployment at a customer commercial facility, through it’s partnership with retailer Canadian Tire Corporation.

“The week-long pilot at the CTC-owned store successfully tested the general-purpose robot in a ‘real-life’ store environment with 110 retail-related tasks completed correctly, including front and back-of-store activities such as picking and packing merchandise, cleaning, tagging, labelling, folding, and more. The tested tasks had previously only been performed in Sanctuary AI’s labs, which accurately mirrored the commercial setting to ensure a seamless technology implementation”