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Self-Training Robots

These Industrial Fanuc Robots Can Learn From Their Mistakes

— July 14, 2016 — Tech
Fanuc robots are renowned for their high quality and incredibly versatile suite of features, and their newest creation fits the bill thanks to its incredible ability to make use of reinforcement learning principles to teach itself and figure out how to adapt to different tasks and situations.

This robot uses reinforcement learning in a number of ways. For example, it can pick up an object while capturing video footage of the process so that if it fails, it can remember how the object looked and go about altering its approach the next time.

The great benefit of these Fanuc robots' self-learning ability is the fact that robots can work in groups and share their knowledge using the same robotic infrastructure, making the entire process of implementing and taking advantage of industrial robots more fruitful.


Trend Themes
1. Reinforcement Learning Robotics - Opportunity for robotics companies to develop robots that can learn and adapt to different tasks through reinforcement learning.
2. Collaborative Robotic Infrastructure - Opportunity to create a network of robots that can share knowledge and improve efficiency in industrial settings.
3. Industrial Automation - Opportunity for industries to incorporate self-training robots to enhance productivity and reduce errors in various tasks.
Industry Implications
1. Robotics - Robotics companies can seize the opportunity to develop self-training robots with reinforcement learning capabilities.
2. Manufacturing - Manufacturing companies can benefit from using collaborative robotic infrastructure to optimize production processes.
3. Logistics - Logistics companies can implement self-training robots to improve efficiency and accuracy in warehouse operations.
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