Robotics is the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, structural disposition, manufacture and application of robots.

Robotics hasn't had much of an impact on local government to date, but the last few years has seen dramatic advances in robotics, and it is only a matter of time before it will start finding its way into the local government arena.

Potential Local Government Related Uses.

  • Condition Inspections - CCTV Pipe Inspections arecarried out using cameras mounted on remote controlled devices, it would make sense to automate this process with robotics in the future. Robots could also be used to inspect other difficult to inspect places such as building roofs and ceiling cavities.

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External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. The new AI turn robots into infant scientists
  3. Bear Robot
  4. Robots that evolve like animals are tough and smart (Discover Magazine)
  5. Robot Learns from Experience
  6. Japanese Robot that can think!
  7. Simple SkySweeper Robot a Mechanical Inchworm to Patrol Power Lines - Singularity Hub (January 2014)
  8. This robot kills weeds, and could end the need for herbicides on farms - Quartz (November 2015)
  9. Google Search
  10. Amazon Is Quietly Building the Robots of Sci-Fiā€”Piece by Practical Piece - Thomas Hornigold (Oct 29, 2017)
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