Robotics revolution arrives as a service

The real robotics revolution is not having robots take care of tasks but having them available to businesses as a service. The business world has introduced a number of different functions such as, software-as a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-service (Iaas) among others. Another service category has come on the scene in the past couple of years: robotics-as-a-service (RaaS). RaaS is a cloud computing unit that facilitates the seamless integration of robot and embedded devices into Web and cloud computing environment. According to an article, robots will dominate warehouses by 2025 as a result of becoming more capable and accessible. In this way, robotics can become instrument in advancing the innovative framework for manufacturing being adopted by advanced companies who contribute to the fourth industrial revolution.

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