Kuka collaborative robot

Collaborative Robots

kuka cobot

What does cobot mean?

Cobot comes from the term collaborative robot, sometimes referred to as human robot collaboration.


It is a robot intended to work alongside humans in a shared workspace.

What is the difference between a robot and a cobot?

In simple terms, collaborative robots are designed to work alongside human employees, while industrial robots do work in place of those employees.

Kuka LBR iiwa at Skoda
cobot using vaccum gripper

What are collaborative robots used for?

A collaborative robot is designed to work with people. Dirty, unsafe, boring, monotonous or repetitive tasks can be performed by the cobot so that employees can concentrate and upskill on other tasks.​