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Amazon deploys AI for warehouse social distancing
Amazon is using AI-powered "distance assistants" to ensure social distancing guidelines are met in its warehouses. The tech combines sensors and AI-enabled cameras, with circles flashing red on a nearby TV if workers get too close. The company has come under pressure around the protections it has given its staff during the coronavirus pandemic. Amazon says it will open source the technology used.
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