The Robotics Industry Association has been working on a revision of the standard for robots (ANSI/RAI R15.06) for over 10 years. This new standard, is revolutionary in that it would allow collaborative robots to work with human operators in the same space. The standard has been adopted in the US. Erik Nieves with Yasakawa Motoman, demonstrates aspects of this safety standard in the video below.
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