From baristas to inspectors: Singapore's robot workforce plugs labour gaps


Robot barista "Ella", designed by Crown Digital, makes a coffee autonomously after receiving orders, in Singapore, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Travis Teo

(This May 30 story corrects paragraph 6 to make clear robots are introduced at one public library, not across Singapore's National Library Board network)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - After struggling to find staff during the pandemic, businesses in Singapore have increasingly turned to deploying robots to help carry out a range of tasks, from surveying construction sites to scanning library bookshelves.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

   

Next In Tech News

Top stablecoin Tether slashes commercial paper holdings amid crypto gloom
Crypto exchange Coinbase looks to expand footprint in Europe
EU agrees rulebook for 'Wild West' crypto markets
Amazon to allow Prime users to unsubscribe in two clicks after EU complaints
Crewless robotic Mayflower ship reaches Plymouth Rock
Fifa to use new high-tech for offside calls at World Cup
Yoodo says operating as usual amid user concerns over Celcom-Digi merger
Tech war: China doubles down on domestic operating systems to cut reliance on Windows, MacOS from the US
China fines another live-streaming influencer over tax evasion as Beijing keeps heat on once-booming industry
Summer pool party off limits for delivery app drivers

Others Also Read