Science News 2014(English)

Changing the face of medicine and welfare? New advances in robot technology

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Running Time : 5minutes

Japanese edition has been published in Nov 26, 2014

Overview

The scope of robotic applications is expanding in the fields of medicine and welfare.
Research is underway into various types of robotic applications. These include technologies that perform surgery and provide assistance with caregiving, some of which have found practical applications.
Here we will introduce robotic technology fitted directly to the user's body to provide lifestyle support and help with rehabilitation.

Cast

Ken Endo(Associate Researcher, Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc)
Takashi Nakajima(Deputy Director, Niigata National Hospital)