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Investing in the Future of Robotics

Posted on January 23, 2013

Tomorrow’s factory workers are tireless, don’t being to a union, take vacations, or ask for raises. They have no healthcare benefits and no embarrassing moments at the company Christmas party.

For basic jobs, robots are ideal employees. Robots will offer such significant cost benefits over time that companies not heavily invested in robotics may find themselves at a huge competitive disadvantage.

Presently, there are presently over 1,000 robotics companies around the world, notes Frank Tobe of The Robot Report. Many of these are start-ups and very few are publicly traded.

Read more: Investing in the Future of Robotics | World Future Society.

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