A glimpse of the future

Monday, November 11, 2019

At the University of Waterloo, researchers are building a world where robots and people work together.

Recently, our friends at The Record visited the RoboHub has part of a larger artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics series called More Than Human. Our researchers talked to journalist Catherine Thompson about the advanced capabilities within our current fleet of robots as well as where they see the future of robotics going in both industry and society. Robots have been around for decades, performing routine tasks on auto assembly lines. But the world of the future is one where robots work closely with people in everything from elder care to assisting workers performing high-risk jobs like Northern mining and nuclear power plant refurbishment. 

Read the full article (subscription required) on the Waterloo Region Record at https://www.therecord.com/news-story/9697588-a-glimpse-of-the-future/.