Professional service robots feature some degree of autonomy and mobility for unstructured environments and offer many potential benefits for end users.
Collaborative robots are useful for CNC machine tending applications because they can be deployed quickly and can improve productivity on the plant floor.
There are many tools and programs designed to make industrial robots more accurate and precise for demanding manufacturing applications.
The agricultural industry is turning to robots to meet the soaring demand for consumers and replace traditionally manual jobs to improve production.
Collaborative robots, which are designed to work alongside humans, are designed to be easy to use and program and offer end users flexibility on the plant floor.
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Researchers from MIT, Columbia University, and other research institutes have developed robots that connect in large groups to move around, transport objects, and complete other tasks.
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