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Rodney Brooks: Rethink Robotics' human-like robot Baxter could find use in elder care

Rodney Brooks: Rethink Robotics' human-like robot Baxter could find use in elder care | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Though Rethink is targeting Baxter for use in factories, the robot is safe to be around because it comes equipped with common sense ... "You can hug it. It's OK to hug this robot," Brooks said.
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More useful than a cat: How robots could help the elderly

More useful than a cat: How robots could help the elderly | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Denmark quietly pushing ahead in the field of ‘welfare technology’...
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Hector: Robotic Assistance for the Elderly - Forbes

Hector: Robotic Assistance for the Elderly - Forbes | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
VideoHector, a mobile assitive robot and smart home interface for the elderly.
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Shampooing robot gives ultimate head massage

Shampooing robot gives ultimate head massage | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Move aside scary robot barber, there’s a new machine in the salon that’ll put humans in a sudsy heaven as it shampoos heads with 24 finger-l...
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