How Amazon uses artificial intelligence in its warehouses

To improve efficiency. Speaking at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair, Amazon Web Services solutions architect, Olivier Klein discussed how parent company and online retailer, Amazon.com, is maximising the value of its warehouse facilities through its investment in artificial intelligence. “Robots do the picking in our warehouses and the shelving is not as you would imagine in your traditional warehouse facility. Products in the same category are not necessarily stored together, they are all over the place,” Klein said. “Why do we do that? It is a perfect example of IoT. All of the robots are connected to a system. They know how to drive on highways and streets and how to navigate within the warehouse, knowing exactly where products are stored,” he explained. “The order is not in fact random.…


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