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June 2007 edition

Tiny robot Katana set to have a big 'human' impact on aircraft automation

Small-scale robot Katana is having an increasingly big impact on improving automated processes in aircraft assembly and manufacturing, according to Zurich-based Neuronics.

Christoph Staub, head of marketing and sales, says that recent feedback from a European manufacturer, was among confirmations that Katana is being allocated a strategic role in the aircraft industry.

"This is especially where attempts to provide fully automated solutions have encountered difficulty," he adds. "Katana can adapt to human ways of working and can be directly integrated into processes without complication and without the need for any precautionary measures."

Katana is designed to closely replicate human physical beha....

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