Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Automated"

Synonyms of "Automated" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between automated and automatic ?
A: 1. automated = 自动化
Eg: Our manual processes were automated by using machines.
我们的手工流程通过机器被自动化了。

2. automatic =自动
Eg: The doors are all automatic.
门都是自动的。
Q: What is the difference between automated and automatic ?
A: Automatic = 自動的
Automated = 自動化された
Q: What is the difference between automated and automatic and autonomous ?
A: Something is "automated" when it used to need a person to work but now does not.
"Toyota automated their car factories to make better cars."

"Automatic" is an adjective describing something which has been automated, and usually means it has a fixed set of rules:
"The automatic transmission in a car will change gears on its own."
"My tea kettle automatically heats water to the right temperature."

"Autonomous" refers to a thing which is able to make decisions by itself. The rules it uses may be complex.
"The Mars rover needed to be autonomous because it takes a long time to send messages to Earth."
"We live in an autonomous community and make our own decisions."
"As a child grows, they become more autonomous."

In general, automatic is used for less complex systems than autonomous.

Other questions about "Automated"

Q: automated Does this sound natural?
A: Yup, it's a word!

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