22 6 / 2012

8bitfuture:

Canon camera factories to phase out all human workers.
In an effort to cut costs, Canon Inc. has announced they are working towards full automation of digital camera production. The move is likely to be completed by 2015.
While many human jobs will be replaced by robots, a company spokesman maintains that workers won’t be made redundant and can be transferred to different work, although it’s not clear exactly what that would be.

8bitfuture:

Canon camera factories to phase out all human workers.

In an effort to cut costs, Canon Inc. has announced they are working towards full automation of digital camera production. The move is likely to be completed by 2015.

While many human jobs will be replaced by robots, a company spokesman maintains that workers won’t be made redundant and can be transferred to different work, although it’s not clear exactly what that would be.

(Source: TIME, via emergentfutures)

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    Humans to be eliminated in camera plant as a cost cutting measure.(I am thinking they will still need programmers and...
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