Foxbots Will Replace Human Workers In China’s Factories

China's robots, Foxconn, Foxbots, iPhones, robotics, innovation future, futuristic robot, robot concept, future robots
Foxconn’s factories, producing such devices as , aim at substituting human workers with robots, called “Foxbots”. The company plans, that the robot workers will take over a number of factory positions considered dangerous and will also save money in future. The working conditions at the factories are terrible and the company’s management wants to escape conflict situations like worker riots, worker suicides due to stress and being overworked. Around 10,000 of the robots are currently working in China’s Shanxi Province; still the company wants to put into operation another 20,000 robots by the end of the year. It is reported, that there will be different types of Foxbots working at the factory: crab-like robots, lifter robots, and specialized robots designed for precision work. With its cheap working force China has been the beneficial manufacturer for U.S. tech firms, but what benefit will there be to keep manufacturing in China rather than opening robot factories in the U.S.?

More Posts:

New iPad 3 Features
Audi Visions Wireless Charging
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels: Futuristic Look
Dream About Flying To The Moon? How About Moving To Mars!
Toshiba’s Quadrupedal Nuclear Disaster-ready Robot
Futuristic Villa: Dupli Casa
Microsoft's Future Vision: Live, Work, Play (VIDEO)
Roman Yampolskiy - Developing Safe AI
The Immortalists: New Doc Explores The Radical Life Extension Movement
Nicholas Negroponte: Satellites Could Bring Everyone Online