Robot sewing machines could make ‘made in China’ obsolete

Sweatshops filled with robots could bring manufacturing of smartphones, computers and TVs to the United States, as well.

Sweatshops filled with robots could bring manufacturing of smartphones, computers and TVs to the United States, as well.
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AUTOMATED SEAMSTRESS: A robot sews furniture in a study at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. (Photo: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
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Robotic sewing machine
InnovationNewsDaily Staff
2012-06-08 09:53:34 -0400
Americans may never again buy clothes labeled "made in China" if robot sewing machines can beat Chinese costs of labor. The Pentagon has given $1.2 million to a Georgia Tech spinoff company to turn that futuristic concept into reality.
 

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