Foxbots

Foxconn Robots Unable to Meet Apple Assembly Accuracy Standards

First-generation Foxbots – Foxconn's robots to assemble Apple devices – fail to meet Apple's high standards, reports the Chinese Jiemian (via G4Games). The robots have a precision error 0.03 mm greater than the tolerance required by the iPhone maker. Apple's biggest assembly partner, Foxconn, had an ambitious plan: to deploy a million robots to solve the...

Foxbots Will Only ‘Play A Supporting Role’ in iPhone 6 Assembly [Report]

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou recently issued a statement that the company will soon deploy robots to help assemble devices and Apple will be the first company to use their ‘Foxbots’ service, fuelling speculations that these robots will be used in manufacturing Apple’s upcoming 'iPhone 6'. However, a new report by G4Games is claiming that Foxbots will only 'play a supporting role' in...

Apple to Debut Foxconn’s ‘Foxbots’ Service for iPhone Assembly

Last week, CEO of Foxconn Technology Group Terry Gou said at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting that over 90% of past worker suicides are not related to poor factory conditions. While highlighting his company’s efforts on relying less on human workers, he also announced that Foxconn will soon deploy robots to help assemble devices and Apple...