Looking to read something interesting today?
Why not take a moment to have a read of this brilliant article by Yuji Nitta all about the almost completely automated production line that creates PlayStations for Sony.
Based in Kisarazu, Japan, the factory has around 4/6 human workers, with the rest of the production completed solely by robots provided by Mitsubishi.
Thanks, in part, to the fact that the consoles by Sony were created with mass production in mind, robots now handle a wide range of complex tasks and create all aspects of the console, meaning they can be made at a fast rate, regardless of issues or circumstances.
It can be a bit eerie to read that your console was primarily created by a team of highly-complex robots, but at the same time, it’s pretty amazing to think that we’re at that stage already!
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