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RIBA II – improved robotic nursing care aid from Japan

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments2 August 2011

riba-iiJapan has a growing number of elderly in need of nursing care and an urgent need for new approaches used to assist care-giving personnel. Researchers at RIKEN and Tokai Rubber Industries (TRI) are developing a robot which performs one of the most exhausting tasks for such personnel – lifting a patient from a futon at… »