Robotic Process Automation – no industrial robots involved!

Term “robot” is often misused. Especially in marketing or banking sector. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) suggest that we are using a kind of robot to automate the workflow of business processes. But in reality, this is a “regular” software (not a mechanical device) which learns how to make things by observing user behaviour. No robots (in classical meaning) at all.

Industrial robot is counting money in bank
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Robot for counting money

Luckily for us in banking there are also used classic industrial robots. Sberbank (one of the biggest bank in Russia) use an industrial robot arm to sort and count money.

Robot also could place coins, like this Fanuc device.

And you? How you are counting your cash from robot engineer salary? 😉

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