Throughout the history of mankind, there has always been a conflict of interest between technological advancement and the effect it has on the normal way of life. According to McKinsey Global Institute partner, The biggest of all challenges end up showing in the production industries. For instance, in the beginning of the 19th century, agriculture and other production fields experienced drastic changes due to the industrial revolution.This sparked a series of strikes, for instance, the protest by artisans over the introduction of textile mills in the US. However, in this age, we face a totally different problem.
The field of robotics is evolving rapidly, ushering the era of a technologically-advanced industrial revolution in the coming years. In fact, industrial robots are the key to the revolutionizing of manufacturing, with faster, cheaper and smarter robots being built to take up on human traits and capabilities such as dexterity, trainability, sensing and memory. Consequently, such robots find great use in jobs like packaging and picking, inspecting and testing products, as well as assembling small and large electronics. The change brought about by robots in manufacturing is evident and prominent, which is clearly illustrated through the following lines.