There is a substantial financial incentive for in situ repair of industrial assets. However, the need for highly trained mechanics to travel to the location of a repair often results in inconveniently long downtimes. The emergence of robots capable of replicating human interventions on industrial equipment can be coupled with remote-control strategies to reduce the response time from several days to a few hours.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering