Robots totter towards home-help status

Kassler, Michael
July 1991
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p28
Reports on professor of robotics at Waseda University in Japan, Ichiro Kato's speech at the Fifth International Conference on Advanced Robotics in Pisa, Italy. Kato's claim that robots which help elderly and handicapped people will be in widespread use in homes of industrialized countries. Function of welfare robots; Shape and dimension of welfare robots; Mechatronic technology used in industrial robots; Biomechatronic technology in future robots.


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