When evaluating palletizing equipment, you might ask: “how smart do palletizers really need to be?” Consider the following criteria:
Science fiction often teases us with the technology of tomorrow, providing glimpses into what transportation, communication and work will look like for future generations. However, writers don’t always get it right. If they did, we would be driving flying hovercrafts on Mars, communicating telepathically and learning languages via brain implants.
Suffice it to say, pop culture can propagate myths almost as well as it can predict the future. This is especially true for robotics, as the novelty of science fiction fades in favor of real solutions for routine work functions.