Collaborative robots (cobots) are being adopted at unprecedented rates, due in large part to their user-friendly design. This positive user experience is no fluke. It comes as a result of in-depth research and design and ongoing testing to explore how the robots are actually being used and how they can be continuously improved.
On the way to Industry 4.0 many people wonder: “Will machines substitute human workers?” Since its beginning, the fourth industrial revolution has been discussed alongside with this question. However, it looks at the winds of our times from the wrong perspective. It is not about “man VS machine”, but “man WITH machine”.
29. January 2016 /
by Esben H. Østergaard
In the industry today, we maintain a barrier between human and machine work. But the industrial value creation of tomorrow is to be found in the fusion, between humans and robots. Will robots make us all unemployed? No, because we do not have, nor will we ever have, machines and technology that can take over all jobs.