Posted April 15, 2020 12:22:27It is a big machine.
The most powerful machine ever built in Australia.
And it costs more than a million dollars.
A robot vacuum cleaner.
The biggest robot ever built is called a robot vacuum, and it’s a robot designed to suck air into a vacuum cleaner to remove contaminants from the air and cleanse the room.
The company, which makes the robot and has its Australian headquarters in Sydney, says the machine costs $22,500.
But the robot can only be bought from its Australian customer, and only through a third party.
The machine costs an average of $13,000 a year to run.
That includes a $12,000 licence fee and the cost of a new battery.
The robot is currently available to buy through a few online resellers, but it’s the third most expensive in Australia, according to the Australian Robot Manufacturers Association.
The ARAMA says the cost is a direct result of the complex manufacturing process used to build the robot.
“We’ve gone from just a vacuum cleaning device, a few years ago, to a $30,000 vacuum,” Mr O’Sullivan said.
But Mr O and his colleagues are not looking to make up for the cost.
They say the cost has gone up by up to 10 per cent, and they have set up a fund to help other manufacturers and suppliers to recoup some of the cost incurred.
Mr O said he had been working on his robot since the late 1990s.
“I was a professional mechanic, and we were getting paid by the hour.
I’m not getting paid today,” he said.”
We didn’t need to go into the manufacturing stage.”
Robots are being used in hospitals, but only because the human operators are paid.
Many of the robots in use today cost about $200,000 to build, and even that is expensive compared to what they cost in China.
Mr O hopes to use robots to clean hospitals in the future.
It is one of the most advanced robots ever made, and has been used in Australia to help save lives.
His robots were the first ones to be used in a hospital.
In the US, a company called the Autonomous Operating System for Health (AOSHA) made its first robot, called a robotic vacuum cleaner, in 2006.
There were no robot manufacturers in Australia at the time, and the robot was only tested on humans.
As robots became more common, more manufacturers came on board.
Robots have been used to help people who are deaf or hard of hearing, but Mr O says they also helped those who are disabled or have behavioural problems.
He said the AOSHA robot was an example of a “systems approach”, in which the company worked closely with people with disabilities.
“When we have a problem, we are trying to understand what it is, what the problems are and what we can do to fix them,” he told ABC Radio Melbourne.
“There’s no cost to the system and it saves lives.”
Robotics are a great way to reduce carbon emissions.
While the ARA MA has set up an online fund to raise money for the manufacturing of robots, Mr O said they would not be able to provide any money to the AUSA to help with the costs associated with the robot’s development.
“It would be a shame, because we are a big manufacturer here,” he explained.
“So we have to work very hard to get the robot up and running.
We would love to have that money, but we would have to be a bit more flexible, to allow the system to develop and get to market.”
Topics:bot-manufacturing,science-and-technology,sustainable-energy,environment,industry,education,australia,nsw,sydney-2000,vicSource: ABC News