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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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* Industrial six-axis robots--also called articulated or articulated-arm robots.
(Rossum's Universal Robots) by Czech writer Karel Capek, is the first to use the word "robot." Before Capek used this term in R.
The development of nurse robots, utilizing our AI technology, can help the patients and their family members who also experience stress and physical illness," Park Sung-kee, principal researcher and head of the Convergence Research Center for Diagnosis, Treatment and Care System of Dementia at KIST, told The Korea Times.
The session raised questions about the neutrality of robots in the future, but Aga said it would be up to the operator -- a human.
Among the fired robot staff were humanoid concierge robots, animatronic dinosaur check-in robots, robot dancers in the lobby, and bellhop robots who carried luggage.
7 -- Back in August, news came of an indigenously developed humanoid robot called "Rashmi," which is made by Ranjit Srivastava, a 38-year-old Ranchi-based software engineer.
According to KUKA COO Joe Gemma, "In 2015 there were 2,000 collaborative robots in use; by 2017, there were 8,000." And the International Federation of Robotics (ifr.org) has noted that while collaborative robots currently make up only about 3 percent of all robot sales across the globe, it expects that figure to jump to 34 percent by 2025.
Ostergaard spearheads the development of Universal Robots' collaborative robot arms.
LG's CLOi robots will be developed in parallel to ThinQ products, LG's AI brand for consumer electronics and home appliances.
"As an important part of our future growth engine, LG is committed to expanding its portfolio of robots that can deliver real convenience and innovation in our customers' lives," said Ryu Hye-jung, head of the smart solution business division of LG's Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company.
The CLOi shopping cart robot includes a barcode reader that customers can use to scan items and view product prices as theyre placed within the robots bin.