Tech firms have showcased the cutting edge in robotic tech at Hannover Messe
The European Parliament rejected plans for a "robot tax" back in February, but plenty of people remain in favor. Could the taxation of automation become part of our future? Arthur Sullivan reports.
Is this innovation at the Hanover Fair, Germany's high-tech industrial trade fair? It's bums in skirts and beards in suits in every hall. The sexual stereotypes are looking very tired, let alone the exhibits.
Robots have descended upon the world's largest industrial fair by the hundreds. But the big question that reverberates through the trade floor is this: Will fellow robots steal my job?
Metalworkers union IG Metall and western German steel industry employers have reached a wage agreement that could serve as pilot deal for the whole sector, and coming at a time of hope for the struggling industry.
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