Industrial robotics is a sub-branch in the industrial automation that aids in various manufacturing processes. Such manufacturing processes include; machining, welding, painting, assembling and material handling to name a few.[85] Industrial robots utilizes various mechanical, electrical as well as software systems to allow for high precision, accuracy and speed that far exceeds any human performance. The birth of industrial robot came shortly after World War II as United States saw the need for a quicker way to produce industrial and consumer goods.[86] Servos, digital logic and solid state electronics allowed engineers to build better and faster systems and overtime these systems were improved and revised to the point where a single robot is capable of running 24 hours a day with little or no maintenance. In 1997, there were 700,000 industrial robots in use, the number has risen to 1.8M in 2017[87]
Dans le chapitre « Assemblage des fragments  »  : […] de la bio-informatique est l'aide à la « mise en forme » des génomes de grande taille. En effet, grâce aux apports de la robotique, le biologiste peut désormais séquencer des génomes complets. Toutefois, la technologie des robots ne permet pas de traiter plus de 700 nucléotides sur un seul fragment d'ADN à la fois : le génome est donc découpé, au […] Lire la suite☛