From painting to fire-fighting to serving you lunch, robots have come a long way.
But where does Australia rank in the global robotics race?
Read more Cosmos robotics coverage:
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- Australia on conveyor belt towards first National Robotics Strategy
- The art of trusting robots
- ‘Employee of the month’: businesses making room for robot workers
- Want diversity in robotics? Address workplace culture first
- A revolution in real time: Transferring robots out of the lab and into the real world