Why not mainstream robots

Kuka wants to make automation available to everyone

05.02.2021Augsburg

Laura Cedrone

laura.cedrone (at) b4bschwaben.de

By Laura Cedrone

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Digitization and artificial intelligence are playing an increasingly important role. The Augsburg robot manufacturer Kuka has now set itself the task of making automation available to everyone over the next nine years.

Over the next ten years, more and more people around the world will be working with robots. Automation is becoming mainstream and is finding its way into more and more areas. Easy access to robotics: Kuka is pursuing this ambitious goal - and will present a preview of an operating system of the future with the first elements at the digital Hannover Messe 2021. Because that is where the key lies: simple operation and intuitive handling of automation solutions, which until now have often only been reserved for experts.

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“Our mission up to 2030 is: Automation will be simpler, more intuitive and therefore available to everyone. This lowers the entry threshold. Programming a robot will then be as easy as working on a PC today, ”says Peter Mohnen, CEO of Kuka AG. That is why Kuka is presenting a preview of its operating system of the future at the digital Hannover Messe 2021.

Automation is becoming more and more important all over the world

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Prototypes have been in use by various customers since the end of 2020. It is less about the product “robot” alone, but more about its use. Automation will find its way into more and more areas in the coming years - around the globe. This development is already evident from current projects from the KUKA Group. These include major orders from the battery and e-mobility sectors or the establishment of other robot types in the portfolio such as the KR SCARA for small parts assembly, material handling and testing tasks.

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According to Kuka CEO Mohnen, the increasing range of applications is evident in other industries: "After the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a real boost to more automation, especially in logistics and the healthcare sector, which will have a strong impact in the medium term."

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Digitization and artificial intelligence are playing an increasingly important role. The Augsburg robot manufacturer Kuka has now set itself the task of making automation available to everyone over the next nine years.

Over the next ten years, more and more people around the world will be working with robots. Automation is becoming mainstream and is finding its way into more and more areas. Easy access to robotics: Kuka is pursuing this ambitious goal - and will be presenting a preview of an operating system of the future with the first elements at the digital Hannover Messe 2021. Because that is where the key lies: simple operation and intuitive handling of automation solutions, which until now have often only been reserved for experts.

That is the company's mission

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“Our mission until 2030 is: Automation will be simpler, more intuitive and therefore available to everyone. This lowers the entry threshold. Programming a robot will then be as easy as working on a PC today, ”says Peter Mohnen, CEO of Kuka AG. That's why Kuka is presenting a preview of its operating system of the future at the digital Hannover Messe 2021.

Automation is becoming more and more important all over the world

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Prototypes have been in use by various customers since the end of 2020. It is less about the product “robot” alone, but more about its use. Automation will find its way into more and more areas in the coming years - around the globe. This development can already be seen on the basis of current projects from the KUKA Group. These include major orders from the battery and e-mobility sectors or the establishment of other robot types in the portfolio such as the KR SCARA for small parts assembly, material handling and testing tasks.

Automation thrust

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According to Kuka CEO Mohnen, the increasing breadth of applications is evident in other industries: "After the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a real boost to more automation, particularly in logistics and the healthcare sector, which will have a strong impact in the medium term."

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