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Automotive Robots Step Out from Safety Barrier

Posted December 19, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Robots at the Smart Production Lab in Volkswagen's Wolfsburg plant are now able to process waves and gestures, as well as calculate all sequences of human motion, recorded by the sensors around its working area. This modification allows the robots to stop or slow work as necessary and work safely alongside humans.


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12/19/2016 11:54 AM
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12/19/2016 1:30 PM

As these are Volkswagen's robots, I wonder if they're safe only when somebody is looking.

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