Putting Robots in Their Place: A Guide to Understanding an Environment's Impact on Robotics Applications

October 26, 2017 | State of the Market Report

Despite robotics and automation technologies' value proposition of removing humans from non-value-added activities, deployment is not widespread. This report addresses a key driver of a robotics system's effectiveness: the operating environment and where it lands on the spectrum, from structured to unstructured. Lux will provide definitions and examples of these different environments, as well as guidelines so that clients can highlight potential automation bottlenecks within operating environments of interest.

Coverage Areas

  • Autonomous Systems 2.0
  • Digital Transformation

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape
    Understanding how structured, versus unstructured, an operating environment is gives insight into how capable an automation solution will be under real-world conditions.
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Kyle Landry
Analyst

Contributors

Kevin See, Ph.D.

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