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Robots Manufacture other Robots in Japan | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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London-Japan occupies the first place globally in the number of robots working in the auto plants with 1,276 robots for every 10,000 worker in this sector, according to a World Bank survey.

Notably, there is a very high percentage of robots that work in factories producing robots, which means that artificial intelligence manages itself.

This intelligence is developing very quickly with machines having eyes that are connected to a computer, knowing sizes, shapes and colors and analyzing all the information they receive to take the right decision at the right time easily and around the clock.

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry issued a report indicating that Japan manufactures 150,000 robots annually with 25 percent of them for local use.

The report noted that robots are invading various sectors, especially the food, pharmaceutical industries and household services.

“The Ministry requests speeding up the introduction of robots in all sectors, especially those that suffer from labor shortage,” the report added.

The number of foreign workers in Japan is low as the country rarely opens its doors for foreigners even with its shortage in the number of workers due to its relatively conservative community.

Companies like Canon, which is specialized in manufacturing cameras, are planning to establish automated and mechanized factories 100%, to be the first worldwide in this field.