Watkins says that cutting corners means sacrificing air quality because carpeting acts as a filter for debris and dust, so when it is cleaned less frequently, that debris and dust simply collects and builds up.
Walmart's recent move to put 1,500 robots has reignited the debate over the impact of automation on U.S. jobs. Kass Dawson, Global Head of Marketing at SoftBank Robotics, has more on the future of everyday robotics.
“San Francisco is the home of SoftBank Robotics America and SFUSD is the first large, urban school district in the U.S. to create a comprehensive pre-K to 12 computer science curriculum,” said Kass Dawson, head of marketing for SoftBank Robotics America.
Humans working alongside robots is becoming more common every day and is indefinitely changing the world. SoftBank Robotics is leading the way in human-robot interaction, transforming the way we work with technology to redefine the future of work.
"My reunion with SoftBank's Pepper -- a robot I've met on many previous occasions, including through a game of Cards Against Humanity -- showed me that once a robot automatically knows and understands who I am, we can take our interactions to a whole new level."
Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman and Dan Roberts are joined by George Pearkes, investment macro strategist at Bespoke, to speak with Kass Dawson, Chief Marketing Officer at Softbank Robotics and Pepper the robot.
Banking customers at HSBC’s flagship branch in New York City were greeted by a friendly humanoid face on Tuesday, as the branch becomes the first financial institution in the U.S. to officially add robots to its workforce.