The Newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung for many years doing photo shoots with various celebrities, businessmen who sit in the armchair, crossing her legs and reading the latest issue of the publication. News is no exception. This time she posed for the head of the German robotics group KUKA produces industrial robots, which, incidentally, arranged for his boss photo shoot, pre-staging the scene and ready for this important event.
Till Reuter, CEO of KUKA, just came and sat in the chair, and the robots did the rest. Yes, pre-programmed to perform certain actions by experts, but on huge and looks very clumsy robots have handled themselves almost without the help of people and also demonstrated its capabilities in a specially filmed video.
Big robots KR QUANTEC and KR FORTEC brought a chair and poured the boss a Cup of tea and a small and nimble KMR iiwa ran to the mailbox for the latest correspondence and brought colleagues daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The elders immediately it is launched to till Reuter was able to sit in a chair, drink tea and immediately start reading without being distracted by little things like holding the newspaper in his hands.
in order For the robots to serve customers, they need to train certain movements and manipulations, then they will be able to cope with the tasks better than the people working at the cashier, waiter or administrator — have successfully proven robotic X Cafe, opened in San Francisco.
Robotics has long reached the point when the robots conducted various competitions with serious prizes and no less serious organizers (for example, with its DARPA DARPA Robotics Challenge).
it is known that robotic manipulators are able to recognize and move objects of strictly defined forms embedded in the base program behavior.