Robotic connection

“Midea is very well connected to the consumer industry. So together we want to do consumer robotics”


Kuka’s CEO Till Reuter tells the Financial Times that the industrial robotics firm will expand into the faster growing consumer robotics industry, looking to partner with its new owner, China’s Midea. The German firm thinks it can transfer its know-how to build robots for the home, possibly to act as companions for the elderly.

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