#1. You’ve Heard of Robots; What Are Cobots?
How will robots fit into the future world of work? In many industries, robots perform vital tasks but they have to be separated from humans, for safety reasons. Until now. Cobots – collaborative robots – are designed to work alongside humans and make their tasks easier. According to Forbes, cobots are already being used in heavy industries, such as automobile manufacturing, and the next stop will be ‘softer’ sectors. Supply chain, warehouse work, and logistics are all ideal for the rise of the cobots. Will your coffee shop soon be staffed by cobot baristas? Forbes says “this is an inevitability”.