Smart Machines Change the Business
Robots have been in use for decades. However, their usage was minimal at first as they could only perform specific tasks at the time. Over time, manufacturers have found ways in which they can tweak robotics technology to enable these machines to handle much more complicated tasks. As such, you will notice that people are now incorporating the use of robots in business. An example of such a trend is the use of robots in caring for the elderly, something which KUKA hopes to accomplish shortly.
One may wonder what has contributed to the entry of robots into more sectors of the industry over time. The answer lies in two areas. First off, there have been many advances in technology which have enabled manufacturers to equip the machines with added skills. It is much simpler to configure robots, thus making it easy for them to learn and perform a multitude of tasks. They can also teach themselves how to accomplish tasks over time, thus making their use easy. There have also been developments in their hardware. At present, robots play a part in the following industries: manufacturing, healthcare, handling materials, drones, and business services.
Robots are more equipped than they were and they are also easier to acquire, owing to a reduction in prices. Owing to these developments, they have proven to be of importance to the industry and people in business are gearing up to take advantage of these milestones.
Filed Under: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics
Tags: smart machines, KUKA, robots in industry