How Will The Future Uses Of Robotics Change Our Working Environment

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These systems may be sent into battle to kill enemy soldiers and robots will be able to do many other tasks in war. In fact, it is already happening and machines are killing people in large numbers in conflicts around the world.

Robotic systems can also help create the perfect pick and place machine for stock exchange. We all know how difficult it is to pick stocks that have great potential. It takes a lot of research and analysis, but a computer, a robot, or a group of robots combined with analysis and experience can do this extremely difficult job for investors.

Robotic Automation Technology

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Robotic automation technology, or robotics, has many uses. One of its most obvious uses is the manufacturing industry. Many manufacturing jobs are at risk of being automated away as computers are becoming more powerful and can do the same job as humans. This means less human workers are needed to perform these jobs. In fact, the number of human workers being required to perform a certain task will decrease as the technology becomes more prevalent. The result is job loss for those who remain.

Another place where automation technology could lead to new jobs is in education. Robotic technologies allow many educational institutions to teach lessons to students all over the world. No longer do students have to go to a classroom to learn. Instead, they can simply sit in front of their computer and learn new things online.

Surgery And Diagnostics

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Along with educational uses, future jobs in the area of healthcare could include tasks related to surgery and diagnostics. Surgeons can perform surgeries without using a live patient by putting a robotic arm into the body of the deceased person and operating with that arm. Similarly, diagnosticians can use sophisticated diagnostics equipment to diagnose diseases without actually seeing a doctor.

In our current economy, future opportunities in the working environment may also be found with automation technology. Many companies are currently automating their work processes so that they can save money on labor costs. In turn, this makes it possible for workers to move from one company to another as the company is able to make savings on its overall labor costs. The result is an influx of people looking for work. One disadvantage to this is that since many companies are automating, job quality may be lost.

Saving Patients Lives

Future changes to the working environment in the United States will most likely be in the areas of diagnostics and surgery. Diagnostic robots may be able to diagnose certain diseases while saving patients’ lives.

Similarly, robots may be able to perform surgery without putting a patient at risk. These robots will be programmed so that they can perform only as the doctor or surgeon directs. Additionally, automation will allow robots to perform certain tasks more efficiently than human surgeons can.


As pharmacists and other pharmacists treat patients with medication, robots may soon perform these duties instead of pharmacists. It is possible that in the future, pharmacists will not have to make a house call to a pharmacy. Robotic software may allow a robot to go into a pharmacy and fill a prescription for a customer. When a robot makes a prescription, it would replace a pharmacist and, in effect, cut costs to the pharmacy by moving workloads to a robot. One of the final ways in which robotics will impact society is through its impact on job quality and working environment.

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