Rise of the machines as robots help with Covid-19
The robotics industry, particularly in China, may see a boom as service robots work in hospitals and other no-contact situations
Shanghai — A shortage of workers and restrictions on human contact because of the coronavirus pandemic is driving up demand for service robots in China, potentially boosting a sector that has struggled to scale up commercially.
Venture capitalists with expertise in the robotics sector have said they are anticipating orders from China to rise significantly this year, based on interest since the end of January when the virus began spreading in China...
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