The Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology has developed an agriculture robot suit tailored to the 40% of Japan’s farm workers who are over the age of 65.
Shigeki Toyama, a professor in robotics who developed the harvesting and pruning suit, sought to make it industry and task-specific in order to generate cost savings in producing the suit.
"Anyone can use it without a drop in work efficiency," Toyama said. "I want to increase the types of work in which it can help."
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