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5 Coolest Things On Earth This Week

Tomas Kellner
April 14, 2017
Extending the AR system to cobots like Baxter or Sawyer from Rethink Robotics will allow the team in Waukesha expand the palette of tasks it covers to the “4Ds — dirty, dangerous, difficult and dull jobs,” Beacham says. “Let’s say the operator is doing assembly work. The cobot may take over and apply adhesive in a complicated pattern. When that’s done, the human jumps back in and does the next step.”