Ever since the dawn of the industrial revolution, manufacturing has been steadily moving towards mechanic automation, but today's AI manufacturing processes show just how far the field has come. In a merger of both computer technology and industrial mechanics, more aspects of the manufacturing world can be left to robots and artificially intelligent software -- impressing even the most hardcore Luddites.
While the use of any robot in a manufacturing system requires at least a degree of artificial intelligence (in the strictest definition of the phrase), some systems are impressive because of the robots and others because of the software. For instance, Sewbo's garment-sewing robots use a unique process of hardening shirts in order to tailor them, a process most interesting because of its physical technique. On the other hand, the 'Hack Rod' car is manufactured with standard systems but designed by AI software.
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