Robots have always been important to the manufacturing field, and have continued to make tremendous progress in new markets, but what about the personal robot? Ever wanted a snack but haven’t wanted to leave your comfortable couch? Enter James and Rosie, the helpful bots.
James and Rosie, a lovely robotic couple at the Technical University of Munich, are well known for their delicious pancake and sausage breakfast rituals. Now their skills have expanded to include both sandwiches and popcorn.
Sandwiches aside, James and Rosie illustrate some important advances in robot technology, like the diminishing need to pre-progam robots for every step in a complex process. How do you see ability to act autonomously affecting robotics in your field?