Amazon is trialling humanoid robots to ‘eliminate repetitive tasks’ - we find out your thoughts
We find out what people in Manchester think about robots taking over certain jobs in warehouses in the United States.
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Amazon is using humanoid robots in its US warehouses as part of its latest trial to automate more of its operations.
The company said it was testing a new robot called Digit in one of its warehouses near Seattle - Digit has arms and legs and can move and handle items in a similar way to a person and can carry up to 35 kilograms.
The robot can take over some of the carrying and collecting, meaning humans will not have to lift as much - but this launch of Digit comes as fears rise that artificial intelligence and robotic automation could replace millions of jobs in offices and factories.
We spoke to people in Manchester to find out what they think about this trial and whether the progress of AI is something they are concerned about.