In the past, Shah says, robots and people often have had to be segregated in industrial environments, for reasons of safety and efficiency. Now they can function in much closer quarters, thanks to new safety features and algorithms that manage changes in the production line with maximum efficiency. It’s all about “understanding where people provide the most value,” she says. Hosted by Bob Bowman, Managing Editor of SupplyChainBrain.
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