[koh-buh t, -bot] /ˈkoʊ bət, -bɒt/

a computer-controlled robotic apparatus that assists a human worker, as on an assembly line, by guiding or redirecting motions initiated by the worker who provides the motive power.

a robot designed to assist or guide human beings on a specific task, esp. in restricted physical situation

Cobots steer the human on a correct path when the human begins to stray from or exceed the scope of the task.
Word Origin

co(llaborative) + (ro)bot
cooperative robot


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