The future of robots working alongside with humans

23 June 2014

An intriguing review on the future of robotics working alongside humans was published in the New York Times. Many experts worry about the dangers that robots pose to the humans who work alongside them. Unlike today’s robots, which generally work in cages, the next generation will have much more autonomy and freedom to move on their own. “In order for robots to work more productively, they must escape from their cages and be able to work alongside people,” said Kent Massey, the director of advanced programs at HDT Robotics. “To achieve this goal safely, robots must become more like people. They must have eyes and a sense of touch, as well as the intelligence to use those senses.”
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