“35,880 robots were shipped in 2018 to the U.S., Canada and Mexico.”

16,702 were to non-automotive companies

#Robots

Tue, Mar 5th, 2019 11:54 by capnasty NEWS

CNBC reports on the spike of robots being shipped to North America, many of them going to small and medium companies. Above, MIT's mini cheetah robot doing backflips and trotting through rough terrain with ease.

"These sales and shipments aren't just to large, multinational companies anymore. Small and medium-sized companies are using robots to solve real-world challenges, which is helping them be more competitive on a global scale," said Jeff Burnstein, president of the Association for Advancing Automation — the RIA's parent company.

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