Apple not pleased with Foxconn's robots-at least for now

Is Foxconn planning on using robots to assemble a future generation of iPhones? Not yet, if Apple has its way. A report out of China says that robots that Foxconn has built for assembly work, are not precise enough for Apple's demands. While Apple requests a .02mm accuracy level for its devices, the robots can only hit a level of .05mm. In addition, robotic fingers are not as nimble as human fingers are...
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26. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Tomorrow's news "mass robo-suicide at apple-foxconn plant" History repeating..

31. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Your underpaid slave labor isn't good enough. We're going to look elsewhere.
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