This illustration picture taken in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance. Photo: AFPThis illustration picture taken in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance. Photo: AFP
This illustration picture taken in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance. Photo: AFP

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

  • The system, called Distance Assistant, will highlight workers keeping a safe distance and those that are too close
  • This comes as Amazon faces intensifying scrutiny from US lawmakers and unions over whether it is doing enough to protect staff from the pandemic
Topic |   Amazon
This illustration picture taken in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance. Photo: AFPThis illustration picture taken in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance. Photo: AFP
This illustration picture taken in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance. Photo: AFP
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