‘Delivery robots’ fill worker gap during labor shortage
Relay Robotics chairman and CEO Michael O’Donnell explains how autonomous robots work in hotels, hospitals, and other public spaces on ‘Varney & Co.’
As American businesses continue to grapple with an ongoing labor shortage brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many people who left the workforce over the past few years may never return.
Now, robots are beginning to fill empty roles humans have left behind.
Autonomous delivery robots are cropping up in hotels, airports and other public spaces as businesses with a dearth of manpower increasingly lean on emerging technology to maintain services.