Prediction 1: By 2019, robot adoption will have increased by one-third, with 60% of Global 2000 high-tech manufacturers having deployed industrial robots in manufacturing operations. (Read more on EBNOnline.)

Prediction 2: By 2020, 45% of newly installed industrial robots will be equipped with at least one of the intelligent features such as predictive analytics, health condition awareness, self-diagnosis, peer learning, or autonomous cognition. (Read more on EBNOnline.)

Prediction 3: By 2021, the emergence of intelligent robotic agents that supervise and coordinate robots will have boosted the overall efficiency of industrial robots by 30%. (Read more on EBNOnline.)

Prediction 4: By 2021, 30% of Global 2000 manufacturers will have deployed cyber-physical robotic systems, resulting in a 10 to 20% improvement in productivity. (Read more on EBNOnline.)

Prediction 5: By 2020, the worldwide market for mobile security robots will have grown by nearly 300%, augmenting human security, with 30% of mobile security robots being equipped with onboard drones to deploy as necessary. (Read more on EBNOnline.)

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