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Robot close to workplace reality

Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 01:47

Oct 25 - Japan's growing inventory of humanoid robots has been joined by a machine named HRP-4, designed to replace humans on production lines and factory floors. Rob Muir reports.

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His name is I chart hateful and he's the state of the yacht in humanoid robotics. These lightweight and stands five feet or a 150 centimeters tall. He boasts 34 movable joints with seven innate charm. I choppy force creators that's how -- industries have designed him for manual labor. To do many of the jobs currently being performed by people in factories and -- production lines. Final cut it to you to come up. I think Obama cordial it's. Parents' case there is a shrinking graying society and I such there'll be labor shortage. Without the background these robots could work in conjunction with humans -- Robots in factory settings and nothing news. -- -- of the late mosquitoes robot has been assembling semiconductors and cows for use. But with a quarter of Japan's population already 65 or older and the labor market about to be hit by a wave of retiring baby blues. I shop before it is being prepared for a fumble Doug Lewis working life. All the partners who confessed that in all. If all the robot is doing is repeating the same simple tasks in the specialized robots that already work conveyor belt lines are sufficient. However from -- -- -- -- people in addition to having a similar shape and ability of humans and one robot to do work over a variety of different fuels. Not only that but I choppy for one just for a salary or complain about working conditions. For employs his 320000. Dollar price tag may be a small price to -- -- -- --

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Robot close to workplace reality

Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 01:47