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World Robot Population to Double


From Gizmag:

Foxconn gears up to build industrial robots – world industrial robot population to double


23:22 November 3, 2011

The world’s industrial robotics industry will get considerably larger in the near future as Taiwan-registered Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (best known as Foxconn) has announced plans to begin building industrial robots. Its initial plans of building one million industrial robots for its own purposes will nearly double the number of industrial robots in the world (currently¬†The International Federation of Robotics puts that number at 1,095,000). . . . continue article