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Howard Of Effingham School

Howard Of Effingham School

17 Feb 2018

The robot is then able to move exactly in synch with the wearer’s natural limb, at the same time providing a significant increase in power to assist with the movement. The scientist also announced he was joining forces with Kawasaki, a city south of Tokyo, to explore ways opportunities for the real-life use of his robo-suits. “We don’t want people to see individuals wearing our products and think ‘Gee, it must be so hard (to live with ailments)’,” Professor Sankai told AFP.

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Olympic Robots 5

Howard Of Effingham School

Howard Of Effingham School

17 Feb 2018

Yoshiyuki Sankai, founder of the robotics company Cyberdyne, showcased a new robo-suit earlier this week that the wearer can apparently control just by thinking. The innovative new power-assisted robotic suit detects weak electrical pulses that run through the skin when the wearer’s brain sends the message to the limbs to move.

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Howard Of Effingham School

Howard Of Effingham School

17 Feb 2018

During his visit, the prime minister gave his approval for one particular robot he tried out - a robotic bed that transforms itself into a wheelchair - citing it as “easy to use”. Mr Abe’s comments coincided with a flurry of high-profile robot launches in Japan this month, as the nation confirmed its status as home to the world’s most cutting-edge robotics. Yoshiyuki Sankai, founder of the robotics company Cyberdyne, showcased a new robo-suit earlier this week that the wearer can apparently control just by thinking.

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Olympic Robots 3

Howard Of Effingham School

Howard Of Effingham School

17 Feb 2018

Mr Abe is in the throes of major efforts to revitalise the world’s third largest economy, which has been dogged by decades of deflation, with his aggressive monetary policies of so-called Abenomics. Robotics has been highlighted by Mr Abe as a key industry to potentially help revive the economy in coming decades, particularly in the context of the nation’s ageing population and its declining workforce. Mr Abe revealed his hopes to stage a Robot Olympics during visits to factories specialising in industrial and care-giving robots in Tokyo and Saitama, north of the capital.

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Olympic Robots 3

Howard Of Effingham School

Howard Of Effingham School

17 Feb 2018

Mr Abe is in the throes of major efforts to revitalise the world’s third largest economy, which has been dogged by decades of deflation, with his aggressive monetary policies of so-called Abenomics. Robotics has been highlighted by Mr Abe as a key industry to potentially help revive the economy in coming decades, particularly in the context of the nation’s ageing population and its declining workforce. Mr Abe revealed his hopes to stage a Robot Olympics during visits to factories specialising in industrial and care-giving robots in Tokyo and Saitama, north of the capital.

Star points won
500

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