From the Editor's Desk Among the innovations highlighted at the Make in India week is an interesting little robot from the Tata stable, for SME automation. Named Tata Brabo, it includes a couple of variations, including one that can pick and sort based on the colour of the object. I can imagine applications in all sorts of SME manufacturing, warehouses, retail, etc. Even more interesting is the price point, just Rs 3 lakhs. Some might even decide to buy it as a hobby robot. Now, if only I can train it to bring me my beer from the refrigerator! - Comment
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