There is a new robot in town, and it is causing quite a stir: Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs). AMRs, also known as mobile robots, are the most recent automation breakthroughs that are transforming traditional robot duties through enhanced flexibility and diverse uses.
It should come as no surprise that the introduction of every new technology brings with it a new set of safety regulations, education, and learning. The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) maintains automation experts on the cutting edge by hosting the Autonomous Mobile Robot Conference on September 17, 2019, in Louisville, Kentucky. This first event comprises an experienced panel of speakers covering AMR deployment techniques, studies on how AMRs are a change agent in diverse industries, and more.
Following are the reasons why autonomous mobile robots are important:
1. Processes That Are Leaner, Quicker, And More Adaptable
Autonomous mobile robots can boost productivity by liberating humans from low-value menial chores and allowing them to focus on higher-value duties. AMRs also minimise mistake rates and the need for regular inventory checks, allowing for shorter and more responsive production times.
AMRs are an essential component of the future supply chain because they maintain flows and systems tight and responsive.
2. Stability in The Workforce
AMRs can help with labour and workflow stability in addition to boosting supply chain dependability. Autonomous mobile robots can do hazardous or repetitive activities, lowering the risk of costly industrial casualties. At a time when the electronics sector is facing a labour crisis, utilising technology to take on the less fascinating and riskier occupations would help create a more enticing atmosphere to retain and recruit personnel.
3. A Well-Informed Choice
In the electronics sector, there is a definite need and demand for AMR, and corporate executives must ensure that they do not fall behind. However, successful AMR deployment necessitates a thorough grasp of the trends, problems, and barriers.
Read here to know more about mobile industrial robots.