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An assembly line robot making repeated, precise movements

Robots are Precise

Robots do exactly what you tell them to do. If a robot doesn't quite do what you planned in your pseudocode, it may mean that your instructions weren't quite right. Using precise measurement to program movement is critical for a robot to successfully complete a task.

For example:

  • Surgical robots must have pinpoint accuracy in order to treat certain areas while avoiding others.

  • Robots that need to complete a series of movements must make each of those movements precisely. An error in robot movement accumulates and increases dramatically with each subsequent movement.

  • Assembly robots must be continuously precise in order to guarantee the quality of the product they are helping to manufacture.