New Software Makes Robots Easier to Deploy

January 17, 2023
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Programming robots for small- and medium-sized manufacturers presented a challenge in recent years. However, the rise of open-source operating systems and a greater emphasis on software development will lower the barrier of entry for these manufacturers to capitalize on this new technology.

Traditionally, many small- and medium-sized manufacturers avoided robots, because they were intimidating. Companies lacked the necessary programming knowledge and technical expertise. And, they simply weren’t willing to make investments in personnel that bigger manufacturers could afford.

However, that attitude has changed dramatically in recent years, partially due to the rise of open-source operating systems. That’s good news for many companies, because programming can be time-consuming and very expensive.

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