|Date | Version||August 17, 2023, 1.0|
|Keywords||Digital, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Automation, United Nations|
This Insight may be cited as InfEneTy ‘Context of Automation’ 17.08.2023
Automation means applying machines to tasks previously performed by humans or tasks that would be otherwise impossible. The term ‘automation’ was coined in the automobile industry in 1946 to describe the increased use of automatic devices and controls in mechanized production lines.