Cephalopods have no rigid structures in their bodies and can adjust their bodies to fit the size and shape to the environment. A robot with similar properties would have an advantage in search and rescue environments if it could squeeze through openings other robots could not.
August 25, 2016 by Mark Hughes
Rethink Robotics is proving that robots don't have to be in competition with humans, but can instead form collaborative environments that increase efficiency while ensuring safer work places. This collaboration may be the key to industry 4.0: not eliminating the human element, but maximizing it.
July 19, 2015 by Jennifer A. Diffley