Video: Human-carrying robotic bear will get cuteness improve

Video: Human-carrying robot bear gets cuteness upgrade

The unique RI-MAN might have had the entire human-carrying factor down whereas nonetheless managing to be considerably gentle and cuddly, however it seems to be just like the robotic-makers behind it have determined to go one step additional with their new mannequin, which has been given an entire bear makeover (sans tooth and claws, fortunately). Now dubbed RIBA (or “Robotic for Interactive Physique Help”), the brand new bot continues to be meant to kind of act as a robotic nurse, and may reportedly raise sufferers as much as one hundred thirty five lbs away from bed or a wheelchair, whereas additionally making use of a full vary of tactile sensors and a few particular “smooth pores and skin” materials to make sure the brief journey is as snug as potential. Did we point out there is a video? In fact there’s. Head on previous the break to test it out.

[By way of Pink Tentacle]

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