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Flatpack fear no more? Robot assembles IKEA chair frame


  • Tech News
  • Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

Robots assembling an Ikea chair at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. — NTU/Reuters

Robots assembling an Ikea chair at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. — NTU/Reuters

SINGAPORE: 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 (NTU).

   

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