Baxter the robot readied for U.S. factory revival (2:50)
Oct. 17 - The revival of manufacturing in the U.S. has been a hot topic for debate in the run-up to the presidential election, but one company based in Boston believes the answer lies not in factory jobs for humans, but for robots. Rethink Robotics has developed a low cost automoton they say could re-energize factory floors and allow U.S. manufacturers to compete with low wage countries like China. Ben Gruber reports. ( Transcript )
Hard-edged reporting, insight and analysis, Reuters TV breaks ground creating informative news and financial videos. Showcasing Reuters’ 3000 award-winning journalists, Reuters TV delivers high-energy investigative journalism with concise explanations. Check it out and let us know what you think.