Googly-Eyed Robots Are Coming to Hundreds of Grocery Stores

Publication Title
Popular Mechanics
Publication/Creation Date
January 14 2019
David Grossman (creator)
Brain Corp. (contributor)
Giant Food Stores (contributor)
Nicholas Bertram (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Giant Food Stores, supermarkets that are common sights in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, are getting some robotic assistance. Within six months, each of these 172 supermarkets will be working with robots called Marty (built by Brain Corp.)

Marty will be responsible for bringing issues to the attention of employees and customers, such as spills and other safety hazards.
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Entire Body
Marketing Keywords
Brain Corp., Marty, Giant Food Stores

Related Collections
Humanoid Robots (2017-2019)
Date archived
January 29 2019
Last edited
January 29 2019
How to cite this entry
David Grossman. (January 14 2019). "Googly-Eyed Robots Are Coming to Hundreds of Grocery Stores". Popular Mechanics. Popular Mechanics. Fabric of Digital Life.