Designing human-robot collaborations in industry 4.0: explorative case studies

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Abstract

We are experiencing an increase in human-robot interactions and the use of collaborative robots (cobots) in industrial work systems. To make full use of cobots, it is essential to understand emerging challenges and opportunities. In this paper, we analyse three successful industrial case studies of cobots’ implementation. We highlight the top three challenges and opportunities, from the empirical evidence, relate them to current available literature on the topic, and use them to identify key design factor to consider when designing industrial work system with human-robot collaborations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDS92: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2018 15th International Design Conference
PublisherDesign Society
Publication date2018
Pages601-610
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventThe International Design Conference - DESIGN 2018 - Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 21 May 201824 May 2018
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ConferenceThe International Design Conference - DESIGN 2018
LocationHotel Dubrovnik Palace
CountryCroatia
CityDubrovnik
Period21/05/201824/05/2018
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Kadir, B. A., Broberg, O., & Souza da Conceição, C. (2018). Designing human-robot collaborations in industry 4.0: explorative case studies. In DS92: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2018 15th International Design Conference (pp. 601-610). Design Society. https://doi.org/10.21278/idc.2018.0319