How Will Robotics Impact the Transportation Industry?

by  S. McColley, C. Kuchler, C. Johnson, W. Mentz, C. May, J. Lenyk and J. Mejia   Robots have impacted the transportation industry throughout time, but recently more than ever. They have impacted not only public transportation, but also the functionality of vehicles in areas such as China, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. They lead the way in technological advancements for transportation. The kinds of robots being used include self-driving cars and public transportation. The cost of robots in transportation is one factor that impact the countries…

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Robots in the Food Industry — Pros and Cons

by S. Artigues, A. Baldwin, C. Bell, B. Akalin, J. Biton, M. Camus, and E. Burgess   Robots have been widely introduced in many industries, including the food industry. Robots are both good and bad for an economy for various reasons: they produce more output, but take jobs from actual humans We are using different types of robots for the food industry. The one we mostly see is all of the vending machines that now can make pizza, milkshakes, hamburgers, ice cream, and more. Also, we are utilizing robots for…

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Impact of Robots in Education

by Adriana Medina, Enrique Martinez, Jalen Matthews, Brandi Lopez, Josh Manheimer, Kai Koslov, Nia Larkins   In recent years, technology has advanced faster than anyone could have foreseen, propelling many industries to new heights. Some industries are able to adapt to this modern era of technology, yet some must make tradeoffs to stay with the curve. The industry of education is a peculiar case in regards to this question.    In some ways, new technology has enhanced our education system, providing more interactive software that can tailor course material for…

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Global Robot Revolution: EVERY Job Is At Risk?

by Dr. Iris Marie Mack, PhD, EMBA   The algorithms of a robot are progressively advancing, making the automation of more tasks possible, and, eventually, many occupations are likely to become obsolete (Mack, 2017). Robots can perform repetitive tasks, which are tiresome and prone to mistakes when done by humans, faster and without errors. Because of that advantage, they are taking over many tasks in many industries, lowering wage costs, and improving efficiency. Let’s look at some examples.     The manufacturing sector was the first one to introduce robots to perform…

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The Invasion Of The Medical Robots

by Miriam Cohetero, Nydia Cooper, Sydney Davis, Merrie Detweiler, Joaquin Diez and Monica Robelo   Since 2016, the two nations that are and have been leading the way regarding robots in the medicine industry are Singapore and South Korea. South Korea boasts 631 robots per 10,000 employees, which is eight times the global average. Southeast Asian nations are significantly outperforming the rest of the world, and Europe and the United States lag significantly behind. The 3 most important robots in the medical industry are the following: (1)  The da Vinci…

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Robots And Automation Are Changing The World’s Insurance Industry

BY YENNIFER SOTERO, CARLOS MERA, STANLEY MORLIER, TIMOTHY PETERSON, MATTHEW RAMOS, IAN RECILE AND KORI REINE LOW-COST ROBOTS INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY, AND BECAUSE OF THIS, THEY ARE DISPLACING MANY INSURANCE JOBS. ULTIMATELY, THOSE IN THE INDUSTRY MUST ADAPT TO THE CHANGING CONDITIONS.  HUMANS HAVE TO COMPETE WITH THE EFFICIENCY OF ROBOT LABOR AND FIND WAYS TO REMAIN RELEVANT.   WHAT TYPES OF AUTOMATION ARE THEY USING? FOR INSURANCE AGENTS SOLICITING INSURANCE THEMSELVES, AUTOMATION IS MAKING THEIR JOB EASIER. INSURANCE AGENTS USE SOCIAL MEDIA AUTOMATION, SUCH AS HEARSAY, IN ORDER TO BUILD THEIR…

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Robots In The Court —- Your New Lawyer!

by Chamonte Greenfield, Jodis Hegg, Jack Hahn, Willis Hardaway, Doni Hogg, Rana Hachem and Lauryn Hinton   Use of Robots in the Legal Service Industry In the legal service industry, the use of robots is a double-edged sword. On one hand, lawyers can use robots to efficiently do normal tasks like making copies, paging, and fishing through documents. But on the other hand, robots are taking away these jobs from lower-level law firm trainees. Luckily, lawyers are mostly protected from the possibility of robots taking their jobs.​  According to a…

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How Will Robots Impact The Future of Asset Management

by Zachary Brewer, Devon Burd, Mollie Bush, Angel Cancienne, Grace Campbell, Armando Castilo and Timothy Cameron   The future for asset management can be exciting for some and scary for others due to robots becoming your potential co-workers. The top 3 countries leading the way in robotics and technology are The Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Germany. In each of these countries there is an average of 500 robots for every 10 thousand human workers.     Businesses are using artificially intelligence, computerized stock-trading algorithms to potentially put you out…

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Robot Invasion in the Agricultural Field

by Savien Romaguera, Luke Rey,  Mary Schoen, Brandon Thomas, Gabriel Trastoy, Landon Trosclair, Chase Venn and Jasmine Wilkins     Technology has drastically affected the efficiency in agricultural production. Through technology, new mechanisms have made producing less laborious and substantially quicker. With less labor and less time spent producing, massive amounts of money are saved by the producers. Because there is such a wide variety of agricultural production, an estimated amount saved varies in relation to which type of production.     Robots are entering the workforce at a high…

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