Robotics innovation goes mobile, beyond manufacturing

Science fiction a few years ago might have portrayed the future with robots as butlers, or there were movies showing how robots took over the world. To date the most widespread and practical use of robots is in industrial environments, especially robot arms used within manufacturing processes. Now however, the reality of intelligent robots is probably much closer, judging by the many prototypes and ideas and announcements coming in already at the beginning of 2016 – from companion robots, to home butlers with varying levels of service and artificial intelligence.  Robotics innovation is not only moving beyond manufacturing, but it is also going mobile. Innovation in robots for elderly care Where we are most likely to see their accelerated development though is probably for care of elderly people in their…


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