Sam's Club will be deploying autonomous AI floor scrubbers — made by Brain Corp and Tennant Company — to all of its US-based stores amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The warehouse chain has already been using hundreds of these robot floor scrubbers in many of its clubs nationwide. But now, the company will be purchasing an additional 372 units, placing a robot janitor in all of its almost 600 US stores starting this fall.
The dual purpose autonomous floor scrubbers will also be equipped with Brain Corp's new "Shelf Analytics Accessory" that can analyze inventories on the stores' shelves.
According to Brain Corp, Sam's Club's decision to expand its usage of the autonomous floor scrubbers with the shelf analytics accessory came after a six-month proof-of-concept trial.
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