Aug 052011

Manufacturing being localized by 3D printing technology has been mentioned here before – the allusion being that the trend taken to a large enough scale could seriously impact China’s hold on the cheap-stuff-making market.  BUT, it appears that FOXCONN plans to just go ahead and push that forward on their own with… ROBOTS!

Are low-wage Chinese iPhone makers about to become no-wage Chinese iPhone makers?


3D Printing, the Invigoration of Industrial Robotics, and China Gets a Bit Nervous
Robots Get Safer, Robots Play Soccer!
Save the American Economy with Robotics & A.I. (and a Revolution in Energy Tech)
Japanese Robots Join their American Friends at Fukushima – ロボットの国際交流
Future of the American and Global Labor Class is Not Human
 August 5, 2011  Posted by at 11:05 PM Industrial Robots, Mobile, Robot, Technology, The Beginning is Near