Aeon Holding to hire robots and artificial intelligence

2017-06-12
Aeon Holding to hire robots and artificial intelligence

Aeon, one of the largest trading companies in Southeast Asia, has announced its intention to hire robots in company’s finance subsidiary. They will replace local credit card managers and will consult customers on certain issues instead of them.

NanoJam’s Pepper robots will work in Aeon shopping space. Totally, the company is going to employ 30 machines. Besides, Aeon chief executives are planning to equip all of their terminals with IBM’s artificial intelligence. It will issue credit cards and consult customers if necessary. In general, artificial intelligence knows answers to 800 various questions related with its focus area.

Employees losing their jobs because of robots won’t be fired. One will find work for them in other company’s departments.

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