Thursday, March 16, 2006
Japanese Adult Day Care
Wow! See, I said it would happen, Robots will become childcare - eldercare assistants in the near future... Perhaps someday your children will have a robot helper to teach your kid his/her ABCs...don't think so? Then read here: A Japanese-led research team said it had made a seeing, hearing and smelling robot that can carry human beings and is aimed at helping care for the country's growing number of elderly. The 100-kilogram (220-pound) robot can also distinguish eight different kinds of smells, can tell which direction a voice is coming from and uses powers of sight to follow a human face. For more, click it!