Demand for service robots seen at breakthrough: industry body
Demand for service robots is expected to accelerate in the next three years as robots - already used to perform tasks such as assisting medical surgery, milking cows or moving objects around warehouses - become more popular for domestic and personal use.
Global turnover of service robots - which include robots that can mow the lawn or clean windows - is forecast to increase to about $46 billion in the 2016-2019 period, compared with about $7 billion in 2015, the International Federation of Robotics said on Wednesday.
Service robots, which perform tasks useful for humans and are often... read more
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