5/19/2013 – Helper Robots Are Steered, Tentatively, to Care for the Aging

May 19, 2013 Comments Off by

“There are two trends that are going in opposite directions. One is the increasing number of elderly people, and the other is the decline in the number of people to take care of them,” said Jim Osborn, a roboticist and executive director of the Robotics Institute’s Quality of Life Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. “Part of the view we’ve already espoused is that robots will start to fill in those gaps.”

Read the full article at The New York Times.

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