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robot

a form of programmable automatic machine that performs repetitive PRODUCTION tasks in place of human operatives on a PRODUCTION LINE. Robots can be used for tasks such as welding or spray painting, which can be unhealthy for human operatives to perform, and assembly tasks, which can be performed more rapidly and consistently than by human workers. The use of robots can therefore improve the PRODUCTIVITY of production operations and the QUALITY of products.
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is very efficient and applicable to a wide range of robots.
PackIt gantry robot packs bottles in cartons to 30 x 30 x 30 in.
After their first attempt at the search-and-rescue course, Sprague's Sprockets took its robot to a nearby room filled with long tables.
Because the robot gripper is designed for various reference castings, Audi can produce a wide range of parts in a limited space.
The process would be more like a mobius strip than a spiral that allows the robot to take new learning and turn it back on current processes.
But robot tales also uncover our own unacknowledged responsibility for much that goes on in the world.
It will also be a major challenge to build a soldier that looks and acts human, like the I, Robot model imagined by science-fiction author Isaac Asimov and featured in the recent movie of the same name.
The $127 billion project, called Future Combat Systems, will develop robots for different functions.
But there are hundreds of other types of online robots beyond conversational robots.
The resulting robot is somewhat reminiscent of a lobster, but only insofar as those features allow the confirmation of the theories behind the mimicry.