Automated manufacturing has been with us for a very long time. Richard Arkwright invented the first fully autonomous manufacturing machine way back in 1767 when he patented his Water Frame, allowing automatic water-powered production of textile threads.
We’ve come a long way since the days of the first Industrial Revolution. With each successive revolution, new technologies have added new dimensions of automation (and new fears of job losses to machines), culminating in our current point …
Source URL: Singapore Robo Expo Highlights Trends in Automated Manufacturing
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com