To determine what factors are needed to qualify something as a 'robot', according to industry experts (6-10 factors). Additionally, to address the following:
- A timeline of robotics, from how/why the first robot was invented to major advancements and industry achievements throughout the decades since.
- A market analysis of robotics, including what's changing technologically, major factors that are changing and predictions for the market (e.g. lower sensor costs, higher sensor fidelity, more component availability via online channels, etc).
- To understand in which industries are robotics growing the most.
- To understand what factors industry experts believe need to improve the most in the robotics industry.