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Global Management Forum 2018

Robot maker Fanuc lives on the 'edge' of data processing

AI startup Preferred Networks lends AI know-how for futuristic factory

Fanuc, which makes this industrial robot, is looking to build the AI-driven factory of the future.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese industrial robotics company Fanuc is zeroing in on edge computing, where data is processed as close to the source as possible, Chairman and CEO Yoshiharu Inaba said in Tokyo on Wednesday.

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