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Collaborative Robots

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 are collaborative robots used for?

The collaborative robot market is huge and continually growing. A collaborative robot is designed to work with people, not replace them! Dirty, unsafe, boring, monotonous or repetitive tasks can be performed by the cobot so that employees can concentrate on other tasks.​

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.