Advances in Robotics in the Era of Industry 4.0

Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing book series (SSAM)


The industrial robots in factories have been recently designed and utilized to handle dangerous tasks for humans, to achieve faster and more accurate production processes, and to reduce the cost of the products. Since the competitiveness in today’s business environment increases, manufacturers require more intelligent systems making smarter decisions. In the light of Industry 4.0 revolution, the advances in information technology like artificial intelligence, cloud and Big Data change the use and design of robots in the industry. The potential industrial robotic applications and the next generation of robotics planned to be utilized in the Industry 4.0 factories are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Computer and Informatics EngineeringIstanbul Technical UniversityMaslak IstanbulTurkey

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