Automated

Analysis How JD.com Remains A Leader In Delivery & Logistics Innovation

JD.com, one of China's top retailers, offers flexible delivery and fulfillment options to allow shoppers to choose the one that best meets their in-moment needs

Automotive Self-Driving Grocery Mobiles Let Shoppers Choose Their Own Produce

Boston supermarket chain Stop & Shop is piloting a robotic grocery van that will bring fresh food and convenience items to customers' door after they summon it via an app, letting them make their own selections

Cafe & Restaurant Mac-N-Cheese Joint Lets Patrons Digitally Customize And Retrieve Their Dish

MAC’D is automating the restaurant experience as well as production, letting customers create their own mac-n-cheese dishes at digital kiosks and retrieve them from reserved cubbies while synching kitchen processes online

Delivery & Logistics Walmart Shoppers Can Pick Up Pre-Packed Groceries Upon A Barcode Scan

After a positive trial of its automated kiosk in Oklahoma, Walmart is testing a larger version in its Sherman, Texas location, allowing customers to order ahead and pick up their groceries by scanning a barcode

Automotive Mercedes Benz Is Trying To Get Commuters Into A Self-Driving Taxi

Bosch and Daimler have partnered to bring more driverless vehicles to the roads

Retail Cafe's Robotic Barista Turns Out The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Cafe X is a fully automated coffee shop in San Francisco that provides consistent and fast service

Automotive Electric Truck Can Be Built In Just Four Hours

Charge is a new easy to assemble a type of vehicle that is designed to be safe and better for the environment

Gaming & Play Automated Chessboard Lets You Play Against Anyone In The World

Square Off is an AI-powered board that can move the pieces on its own

Retail Unstaffed Grocery Store Provides Fresh Produce 24/7

Farmhouse Market in New Prague, Minnesota gives customers all-day access to the unmanned grocery store

Food & Beverage This Beer Is Perfected Through Artificial Intelligence

IntelligentX Beer refines its own recipe based on Facebook Messenger feedback

Technology An E-Paper Sign That Makes Remote Meetings More Productive

An automated assistant for organizing meetings without wasting paper

Automotive The Future of Cars Isn't Just Automated, It's 3D-Printed

We spoke with creators of first 3D-printed car to uncover future of additive manufacturing

Design Automated Scents are the Future of Fragrance

The future's in the air: A mood and smartphone-controlled freshener

Work Will Robots Rule the Cities of the Future?

PSFK Labs' 2017 Forecast Report looks at how automated services will infiltrate the foundation of urban spaces