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From robo-toys to mechanical bears: your future carers may be robots

Discussion in 'AI in the News' started by RSS, Dec 4, 2015.

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    Robot carers will be the next big thing coming out of Japan, if Toyota, Honda and other firms ploughing money into robo-helpers are to be believed. From robotic toys that simulate pets for companionship, to big mechanical bears that can physically carry you between beds and wheelchairs - all with a friendly smile - the robots aren't only coming to take your jobs, but to take care of older people too.

    The Guardian - Technology (UK)
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