Commercial Robotics

Robots at the Post Office

Posted 27 Feb 2002 at 14:21 UTC by steve Share This

Robotics Online has a new article on the challenges faced by the US and British Postal services when they decided to automate mail handling. Unlike car manufacturing systems, postal robots must work with items that vary widely in shape, size, and condition while working on an assembly line that was never intended for automation. The robotic solutions found by each are compared.

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