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Will we have better robots?

parts that make robots move – are still using electric motor designs that haven’t changed much in a half-century. To be usable in robots, these primitive electric drives also require gear boxes, pulleys and drive belts.

The result is robots that are complex, heavy and expensive. These characteristics also make them dangerous to operate near people.

The Genesis team made three fundamental discoveries that made LiveDrive possible: amplifying the magnetic forces, a new structure that can withstand extreme forces, and thermodynamic innovations that enable much higher powers.

Genesis’ LiveDrive is a breakthrough – a direct-drive actuator with torque-to-weight that can meet or beat the best motor-gearbox actuators. The LiveDrive provides dramatically higher speed and phenomenally greater stopping torque – which means robots can be much safer.
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http://www.genesis-robotics.com

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We sure will.
I even liked that presentation.
In my view, autonomous vehicles are robots. Not exactly along the lines of Robbie the Robot, but robots nonetheless.
There's a high demand for automation and demand, or maybe I should say profit, is a great motivator.
We're going to see some pretty fantastic bots over the next decade.

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