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Look Who’s Talking: Industrial Robots Exploit New Networking Specs (.PDF Download)


Industrial robots date back over 50 years to 1961, when GM began using Unimation robots for material handling and spot welding. Ever since, robots have played an ever-increasing role on the factory floor. In addition to the jobs described, they’re also used in painting, assembly, component pick-and-place in printed-circuit boards (PCBs), packaging, product inspection, and testing.

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