To celebrate National Robot Week, Genfour has compiled 50 reasons to respect and welcome our robotic companions to the workplace. Article, published exclusively on Robotics and Automation News, courtesy of James Hall, CEO of Genfour
Technological change is surging at unprecedented new speeds, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are at the forefront of this development.
Robots are becoming more and more integrated into our everyday lives, but are we willing to trust them over our own intuition?
Should we trust robots?
A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology recently conducted an experiment to determine whether or not the occupants of a building would trust a guide robot in the event of an emergency evacuation in case of fire.
Thirty volunteers were accompanied by a robot with wheels and LED arms in a room, and were asked to complete a survey form. The researchers then filled the hallways of the building with fake smoke and triggered the fire alarm. The participants left the room and the guide robot led the way towards a path that was unfamiliar to the participants. Continue reading In robots we trust, says Genfour