Automation and artificial intelligence (A1) are transforming businesses and will contribute massively to economic growth. Future Automation in the work place will also transform and machines will compliment, enhance and transform the work that humans do.
Automation and A1 are not a new concept but the technologies that are used are and these technologies have transformed the abilities and capabilities of the Robots significantly. There are now a host of advanced robots and more capable autonomous systems. The improvements have been driven largely by improvements in systems and components including software, mechanics and sensors.