Robotics’ Emerging Role During Corona Virus Pandemic
Countries like Germany, China and Japan are leaders when it comes to research over robotics and AI. In recent years there has been an extensive research and development has been noticed subsequently in this field.
Where other countries are planning to focus on the aspects where robotics can replace the human resource, Japan has had a complete different ideology.
Japanese automotive industry’s growth has influenced the growth of robotics industry making it a key industry in Japan for many years. Japan has been putting up an effort to change the landscape of the use of robots to not only use robots as an aid to its dwindling workforce but also to use them to maintain and improve human relations.
Japan has subsequently invested into caring and nursing robots, to take of the elderly, animal robots and humanoids for entertainment.
The emergence of corona virus has further lead to increase in the need and demand of caring robots.
Since the virus can spread through human contact, these robots can not only ensure proper care of patients but also can help with aiding the other healthcare facilities where human effort has been lagging.