Industrial Robotics In China

In 2017, China is expected to have up to 428,000 industrial robots, the largest number in use in any country.

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Go to the profile of Philippe CHRETIEN
over 5 years ago
Robots are presented among workers, but these "collaborative robots" are called "cobots", as they introduce new issues in terms of human protection: is China pushing also "cobotic" ? how worker safety is managed ?
Go to the profile of Alistair Nolan
over 5 years ago
Thank you Philippe. That's an important question. We have not heard of any special emphases on cobots, or on related worker safety issues, in the overall range of policies supporting robotics in China. But given the sophistication and scale of use and manufacturing of robots in China it would be surprising if cobots were not involved.