ideal robot

ideal robot

ideal robot
It was revealed robot ideal for the elderly and disabled.
Japanese company Toyota has unveiled a new robot-assistant designed to help disabled people to live with greater independence. Support Human Robot (HSR) as robotic assistant called, is an indispensable aid in house: for example, can bring HSR owner objects, can pull the curtains and can pick up objects that have fallen on the floor.
HSR can be controlled using a tablet that has a user-friendly graphical interface. Also, the robot can be equipped with a tablet overhead, allowing caregivers and family members to communicate with the owner of the robot via Skype or other telecommunications services.

The robot can pick up objects and can reach high shelves at his body telescopic allowing him to have a variable height from 83 to 133 centimeters. Also, the robot is equipped with an arm can reach 77 inches in length and can lift objects weighing up to 1.2 kg. Robotic arm consumes very little power and moves slowly to prevent accidents. When not in use, tighten the arm to allow the robot store in small places.
HSR can reach a maximum speed of 3 km per hour and weighs 32 pounds. The robot is designed to overcome differences in level 9 millimeters and can climb slopes with gradients of up to 5 degrees.
Toyota has tested the robot in cooperation with Yokohama Rehabilitation Center since 2011, providing feedback designers patients.
Producers have not yet announced the price of the robot, but in Japan, the country of production, public insurance covers 90% of the costs involved thanks to a new law recently adopted to stimulate the development of robotic technologies so that HSR is more likely to be successful among the elderly.
Paro therapeutic robot alleviate the trauma caused by the earthquake.
Some elderly survivors of the earthquake in Japan in March 2011 find solace in the company of a small robot with the appearance of a baby seal, called Paro.
A house refugees located 28 km from Fukushima Daiichi and were provided with two robots Paro loan. They are treated as pets by residents that are still overwhelmed by memories of the earthquake.
While some houses refugees chose pet therapy, general manager of the house refugees Suisyoen, Taku Katoono, said the use of robotic therapy significantly reduced the normal barriers to the use of live animals.
Because the battery lasts only a robot and a half hours in the morning they are used after they are put to use and loaded and then during the afternoon.
Shizo Ayako, who lost his home after the tsunami of March 2011 and lives currently in the shelter Suisyoen, said that she enjoyed interacting with the seal robot, despite never pets had so far.

Therapy robots form of animatronic toy is popular in Japan, and seal Paro is one of the most famous "therapeutic robot".
Local media reported that more than half the tsunami victims over 65 years, the survivors still trying to heal the wounds caused by psychological trauma.
Suisyoen officials said that at present, not planning to bring more Paro for refugees, but if the old one is especially attached to a Paro, will have to increase the number of robots.