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Expert: a powerful weapon for Sweden in Robot league

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Julee Scott
May 18, 2016 05:36
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Benjamin Stahl Photographer: Fredrik Karlsson

Swedish industry has a good position when it comes to robotics.

But it required a serious effort to retain the position, according to a new report.

In 2015 there were 1.5 million industrial roots in use worldwide compared to one million in 2009, an increase of 50 percent in five years.

The rapid development of sensors have influenced and robots have become smarter, smaller, easier to use - and yet cheaper.

- But the development has not been driven by the traditional robot suppliers but rather by large companies like Google, Amazon and Apple actually been more interested in artificial intelligence, says Benjamin Stahl, research director at Blue institute with the recent report robots century.

But now growing faster robot use in other countries - particularly in Asia.

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