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Flatpack fear no more? Robot assembles IKEA chair frame

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 01:25

Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture. Sifting through pages of instructions and a jumble of screws and bolts to build the low-cost Swedish furniture may soon be a thing of the past given advances in technology, say researchers at the city-state's Nanyang Technological University. Sonia Legg reports.

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Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture. Sifting through pages of instructions and a jumble of screws and bolts to build the low-cost Swedish furniture may soon be a thing of the past given advances in technology, say researchers at the city-state's Nanyang Technological University. Sonia Legg reports.

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Flatpack fear no more? Robot assembles IKEA chair frame

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 01:25