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Toyota Shows Off New Robots To Aid Hospital Caregivers
2011-11-01 11:26:09

Four “smart” machines, or robots, designed for use in nursing and healthcare facilities, were unveiled yesterday by Toyota, who hopes to create an array of specialized tools to address Japan´s increasingly ageing population. A population with a growing need for physical care that its current healthcare system is finding more difficult to keep up with, AFP is reporting. Toyota, primarily known for making cars, has a long history of designing robots for manufacturing and the...

2011-11-01 04:20:01

Four New Types of Robots Aimed for Commercialization from 2013 Toyota City, Nov 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) held an event today here at its vehicle display space and theme park Mega Web to display a number of new robots developed to provide support in nursing and healthcare. The robots form part of the Toyota Partner Robot series, which is being developed to assist humans in their everyday activities.TMC considers Partner Robots to be...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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