KUKA Robots On-Site

  • Stuart ShepherdEmail author
  • Alois Buchstab


Within a relatively short time span, industrial robots have turned from an exclusive tool for high-end industries to a multifunctional machine for a wide range of users, from small and medium enterprises to architectural and industrial design offices. The demands of these users differ significantly of how robots are used in the automotive industry, with robots working on-site and even in the close proximity of human workers. New technological advances are required to cover these needs, from light-weight robots with an array of sensors to mobile platforms that can autonomously move heavy robotic arms with millimeter accuracy.


KUKA Lightweight robot Soft robotics Mobile robot platform Robotic arms Man–machine collaboration Collaborative robotics 


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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.KUKA Robotics CorporationMIUSA
  2. 2.KUKA Roboter GmbHAugsburgGermany

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