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Meet my co-worker: a robot

Danish company Universal Robots' compact and lightweight industrial robots are indefatigable and do an excellent job working alongside humans
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 06:00

NEVER ON MC There have been instances (mainly in Europe) of companies, due to labour shortage, deploying UR robots to replace workers who were on prolonged sick leave

IMAGINE a co-worker on the factory floor who doesn't need a lunch or tea break. Plus, "he" has as much energy at the start of the day as at the end of it - and sometimes even does two consecutive shifts without a wage. Welcome to the world of a robot co-worker. A company in Denmark, Universal

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