FREMONT, CA, September 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – cobalt robotsToday, the only machine learning company automating repetitive manual utility and security tasks using autonomous robots around the world announced its partnership with DoorDash. DoorDash has implemented Cobalt’s AI robotics to increase security for company offices and help its employees return to the office safely. This is the first time DoorDash has deployed AI bots in its office to secure the workplace.
The company has been looking at automation technology to improve its operations by moving high-volume repetitive tasks to robots that can perform those tasks more efficiently. DoorDash’s global safety and security team collaborated with Cobalt and leveraged advanced robotics technology to deploy the world’s first fully integrated and automated COVID-19 check-in and check-in system across the company’s offices in early 2020.
The use of bot automation has allowed DoorDash to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in its offices, and has enabled the company to enforce mask-wearing, social distancing and other health and safety protocols without putting its team at risk.
As more employees return to the office, DoorDash has begun using Cobalt bots to perform routine security tasks including patrols to identify risks and threats, perimeter control, security escorts, and alarm response. Cobalt DoorDash technology has enabled it to deliver industry-leading reliability, quality, and employee experiences in its workplace. Cobalt’s AI-powered autonomous robots are now in widespread use and are a pillar of DoorDash’s strategy for workplace safety and security.
Chris Sherry, Head of Global Safety and Security at DoorDash, commented: “DoorDash is fully committed to the safety and security of its employees and workplaces. By placing leading-edge technologies and data at the center of our workplace strategy, we have been able to achieve our safety and security goals while promoting coordinated experiences that Drives human connection and innovation at the same time.The same ingredients that went into building DoorDash into a multi-category leader are in how we approach safety and security at DoorDash.Since the beginning of our partnership, Cobalt has recognized this and has enabled us to experiment, measure, and quickly adapt to the dynamic needs of our employees and the challenges of the modern workplace. “.
“DoorDash is known for its culture of innovation, deploying ground-breaking technology throughout its business, and the workplace is no exception,” said Mike LeBlanc, President and COO of Cobalt. “The company has proven to be one of the most adaptable businesses today and has taken the same determination to build a creative, innovative and secure office space. We are proud to work with Chris and his team, using robotics to ensure a smooth transition into the office for DoorDash employees and to give the company critical data about incidents and facilities management to make informed decisions. Better. “
“DoorDash has truly recognized previously unattainable levels of task efficiency, reliability and quality, all while enhancing our employee and workplace experience,” Cherry said. “We are really in the early stages of the cultural shift that is driving a reimagining of the workplace experience and one thing is clear: Technology will be central to that experience.”
Cobalt Remote Guard Service Solution
Cobalt’s Remote Sentry solution includes the latest robotics with over 60 sensors including day and night cameras, 360° cameras, thermal cameras, depth cameras, LIDAR and badge reading capabilities. Using machine learning, semantic mapping, and recency detection, the bot can independently identify and report security-related anomalies such as people, sounds, movement, doors, windows, and missing assets. Each bot has a screen for communication between remote security professionals and the people on site.
In the event of an accident, Cobalt’s security specialists provide human assistance in complex situations. They will sort the incident, contact the appropriate personnel and inform the 24/7/365 security team based on collaboratively applicable mail orders. They can also provide two-way video from the robot to greet employees, request badge credentials, and ensure guest check-in.
DoorDash (NYSE: DASH) is a technology company that connects consumers with their favorite local businesses in 27 countries around the world. Founded in 2013, DoorDash builds products and services to help companies innovate, grow, and reach more customers. DoorDash builds the infrastructure for local commerce, enabling merchants to thrive in the convenience economy, giving consumers access to more of their communities, and providing the work that empowers them. With DoorDash, there’s a good neighborhood in every order.
About cobalt robots
Cobalt Robotics is the only company that automates repetitive manual security and utility tasks with an integrated service that unites the latest robotics, machine learning software, and expert human supervision. Its technology platform and dedicated professional security services team 24/7 improve safety, security and facility workflows with greater efficiency and predictability at dramatically lower costs, while allowing guards to focus on tasks that require judgment, empathy and decision-making. Cobalt mobile bots help companies make their spaces smarter, safer and more secure, and protect their employees and intellectual property. Leading companies including General Motors and Slack are showing that workplace automation is a top-down priority with Cobalt. Learn more through www.cobaltrobotics.com.
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