December 18, 2009

British Library Warehouse run by Robots


The British Library recently opened its new $43 million dollar warehouse that is mostly controlled by bots. The 7 service robots retrieve items requested by human librarians. Eventually the automated building will store about 7 million items from the library's collection that will be stored in more than 140,000 bar-coded containers.


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Posted by Sheila Franklin at December 18, 2009 8:40 AM
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