According to Zhongxue GAN, Dean of Ningbo Institute of Intelligent Manufacturing Industries, industrial robots in China will soon be developed into two-armed robots with online-sensing intelligence and some AI during the Made in China 2025″ program. “Robots in the factories can not only serve as the operator, but as well as workshop supervisor and leaders, even the president, which means that there are robots taking the worker’s job and robots taking the management position. The workshop achieving the coordinative work of human beings and robots can be called as the real intelligent workshop”.”

CAS news release, November 9, 2016