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...sical specifications that they will need to have in order to most efficiently complete their task, so there is not one perfect set of physical embodiments for robotics (Leite et al. 303). One of the key aspects to future integration and acceptance of robotics is to decrease the public’s fear of robots and job loss. Robotics must be considered a tool for humans to increase efficiency, not a replacement for humans, in order to reduce fear and increase acceptance; German Carro Fernandez et al. explain, “Workers do not view a screwdriver… as a threat to their jobs. To avoid problems with acceptance and integration, the same concept should be applied to automation,” (55). Robots being suited for human interaction is of upmost importance for the healthcare sector, as users can choose to abandon the interaction if they wish, and, in doing so, may not get the care they need.
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