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Co-bots rising

A new army of industrial robots is descending; robots that can work with and alongside humans in performing work tasks previously needing separation between robot and human.

Today, ever since the first appearance of robots in manufacturing over fifty years ago, human-robot collaboration has finally arrived with robots integrating with humans in real-world settings on the factory floors of both large and small manufacturers.

Tom Green checks in with Tim Kelch, lead software integration engineer at JR Automation Technologies, explore advancements in the field of collaborative robot technology, its applications, safety implications, human impacts as well as those all-important impacts on productivity, business and investing.

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