Publications / 2009 Proceedings of the 26th ISARC, Austin, USA

Turning Points in Construction

Thomas Bock
Pages 3-9 (2009 Proceedings of the 26th ISARC, Austin, USA, ISBN 978-0-578-02312-0, ISSN 2413-5844)

Socio-technical changes lead to new opportunities. Robots are customizing the industrialized mass production of non/manufacturing industries. Robots ameliorate adverse working and offer better living conditions during demographic changes in societies. Ultimately autonomous systems and robotics could reduce ecological footprint during extreme environmental conditions.

Keywords: automation, autonomy, industrialization, infra free, robotics, socio technical systems