We’ve all heard the term “robot” since the days of Rosie from the Jetsons. Recently, the buzz is about virtual robots and AI. However, the term “co-bots” has also been around for a while, and because of the interesting conversations lately about robots taking over human jobs, it seems to be a worthwhile topic to bring up here.What’s a co-bot?
Co-bots, also known as collaborative robots, work with people.
In this video example, you’ll see a co-bot at one of Amazon’s warehouses.

The co-bot fetches an entire shelf of goods (that weigh more than what a person could lift) and brings them to a human packer.

The person selects the items, manually boxes them, tapes them up, and puts them on the conveyor belt.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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