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Automation History Timeline
30 Aug 2017
The term automation starts to make its first appearance.
First distributed control systems were developed.
First industrial robot is developed.
Industrial machines are being used by major manufacturers.
Silver Arm is developed.
First completely electrically driven and micro-processor controlled robot. (ASEA IRB)
First robotic arm that uses motors as joints is developed.
First intelligent robot is developed by the FANUC Robotics Corporation
Simple robotic arm is designed that allows for easier repair and maintenance.
Almega AX series is created, being the first full line of welding and handling robots.
Artificial Intelligence makes significant progress.
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