Building, Factory, Manufacturing

The Future of Robots, Cobots and Interconnection

Herbert J. Preuss

The term cobot describes collaborative robots; the robots’ cousins built for safe human-robot interaction. In contrast to industrial robots which are isolated from human contact, cobots are made from lightweight materials, with soft edges, gentle movements and equipped with many sensors to avoid collisions. As such they’re perfectly suitable to work alongside humans as “co-workers” without fences or plexiglass barriers. And cobots often receive instructions, or “marching orders”(no pun intended), from a stack of applications with which they are interconnected.

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Posted by Herbert J. Preuss on May 13, 2021

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