A new startup is receiving $8 million in funding from investors including Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android and the former head of Google's robotics division.
It's called RightHand Robotics out of Somerville, Massachusetts. Their new robot with it's head in the cloud is called RightPick. They say it can pick up and sort small objects, under five pounds, 500 to 1,000 times an hour. The bot uses machine learning to figure out how to handle various items on the fly.