Posts Tagged 'robots'

Would you allow a robot to care for your mom or chronically ill child?

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Many adults are facing difficult decisions about whether or not to put their aging parents in a nursing home. Sometimes people quit good jobs to keep their parent home with them and to become the primary caregiver. A company called GeckoSystems says the answer is robots.

Posted by Tessa May 10, 2011 Posted in Disability No Comments

Robotic Romeo

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O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? But this Romeo has nothing to do with Shakespeare and everything to do with robots being a companion and helpmate. And not like that…if you were thinking “hmmm, Romeo huh?”

Posted by Tessa Feb 08, 2011 Posted in Disability No Comments

Cool Hacked Wii Gadget Allows Babies To Drive Robots

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Babies with mobility issues, such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy, can’t explore the world like babies who can walk or crawl. Since babies explore and learn as part of infant development, mobility is linked with cognitive development.

Posted by Tessa Nov 18, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments