Definition Edit

Steel collar refers to

[t]hings in the workplace that replace or augment human labor. A 'steel-collar workforce' is capable of tirelessly and efficiently performing repetitive tasks or monitoring.[1]

Overview Edit

"Playing off of the terms 'blue collar' and 'white collar,' the phrase was first coined in the early 1980s referring to a robotic threat to US manufacturing jobs."[2]

References Edit

  1. Aeris, IoT Dictionary (full-text).
  2. Id.

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