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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Toyota expanding into health care with machines to help sick, elderly get around

Toyota expanding into health care with machines to help sick, elderly get
around
From: Washington Post - 10/31/2011

Toyota unveiled its ambitions for high-tech health care Tuesday, displaying
experimental robots that the auto giant says can lift disabled patients from
their hospital beds or help them walk.

The company aims to commercialize products such as its "independent walk
assist" device sometime after 2013 - seeking to position itself in an
industry with great potential in Japan, one of the world's most rapidly aging
nations.

Read the entire article at:
http://www.washingtonpost.com:80/business/technology/toyota-expanding-into-health-care-with-machines-to-help-sick-elderly-ge

t-around/2011/10/31/gIQAYreyaM_story.html

Links:
Robot photo gallery
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/robots-mania/2011/09/28/gIQAd8Hc6K_gallery.html

Toyota shows machines to help sick, elderly movehttp://in.news.yahoo.com/toyota-shows-machines-help-sick-elderly-move-033258898.html

Eiichi Saitohhttp://in.news.yahoo.com/photos/eiichi-saitoh-professor-rehabilitation-medicine-steps-down-independent-photo-062840786.html

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