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Jun 18 2018   6:02PM GMT

collaborative robot (cobot)

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A collaborative robot, also known as a cobot, is a robot that is capable of learning multiple tasks so it can assist human beings. Continued…

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“When the conversation changes and people are told cobots are meant to be collaborative tools rather than replacement tools, people feel less threatened and companies get more productive workers.” – Kathleen Walch

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