Atlanta-based robotics startup SoftWear Automation makes “Sewbots” that use patented computer vision systems to view fabric more accurately than the human eye so that every stitch is perfect. These robots sound exactly like something that will steal jobs from hardworking Americans.
Palaniswamy “Raj” Rajan, SoftWear Automation Chairman and CEO tells us, “Humans will always be involved in the manufacturing process, from managing [robots] to managing distribution centers or working with the spinning and weaving of fibers into fabrics. We estimate that setting up a Sewbot factory would create 50 to100 jobs upstream and downstream, in addition to the ones created within the factory itself.”
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