Healthcare Robotics

The Japanese health industry utilizes androids and AI

Implications - Though many parts of the world utilize AI and things like telemedecine to streamline the healthcare process, Japan is leveraging robotics to directly replace any human error. This shows a more futuristic view of tech in the world of medicine and pharmaceuticals that goes beyond simply satiating the needs of the individual.
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Approved Hospital Robots - Panasonic's Hospi type R is Cleared for Personal Care Duties
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Warm 1,397 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 16
Approved Hospital Robots
Panasonic's Hospi type R is Cleared for Personal Care Duties
Back in 2010, Panasonic revealed a robot prototype for the medical industry and today the Hospi type R has been cleared to be used in Japan and abroad. Specifically sanctioned for personal care... [More]
Kid-Friendly Therapy Robots - 'Darwin' Provides Robot Therapy to Children with Cerebral Palsy
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Average 1,237 Clicks Pub: Feb 25, 17
Kid-Friendly Therapy Robots
'Darwin' Provides Robot Therapy to Children with Cerebral Palsy
‘Darwin’ is the name of a robot therapy tool developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology specifically for children and adults who are living with Cerebral Palsy.... [More]
Dementia-Detecting Robots - This Artificially Intelligent Robot Can Detect Dementia Symptoms
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Warm 515 Clicks Pub: Aug 23, 16
Dementia-Detecting Robots
This Artificially Intelligent Robot Can Detect Dementia Symptoms
A group of researchers and engineers working out of the University of Toronto have developed an artificially intelligent robot that is set to be used to help detect dementia and Alzheimer’s... [More]
Mobility-Adding Exoskeletons - The Unplugged Power Suit Changes the Face of Healthcare
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Mild 1,577 Clicks Pub: Dec 2, 15
Mobility-Adding Exoskeletons
The Unplugged Power Suit Changes the Face of Healthcare
A group of researchers at Hiroshima University in Japan and the Daiya Industry Corporation have created a highly responsive, effective and minimalist exoskeleton. Mobility-assisting exoskeletons... [More]
Mobile Hospital Robots - Tug Can Deliver Food and Medicine to Patients
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This Year and Average 178 Clicks Pub: Dec 11, 17
Mobile Hospital Robots
Tug Can Deliver Food and Medicine to Patients
Tug is an autonomous hospital robot that’s completing simple or mundane duties, so that doctors and nurses can spend more time focusing on more demanding tasks and patient care. Tug is... [More]
Elderly-Nursing Robots - The Robear Will Help Serve Japan's Aging Population
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Mild 1,357 Clicks Pub: Feb 27, 15
Elderly-Nursing Robots
The Robear Will Help Serve Japan's Aging Population
Robear is an experimental nursing care robot, designed by Sumitoko Riko COmpany Limited and RIKEN, that brings together cutting-edge robotics and thoughtful design. The robot is designed not... [More]
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