While working side-by-side with a robot may seem like science fiction, cobotics (collaborative robotics) is already happening in high-end manufacturing. Robots can work with parts that are hot, heavy, bulky or too small for precision handling. The machines can work around the clock, while the work day of the operator remains the same, and they can decide whether or not to interact. Operators remain necessary for their judgment, and handle the most complex part of the assembly. Rather than reading a long article about how cobots support people to do their best work; let us sing it to you:
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