Tackling the New Normal - Robots with a Human Touch: Personal Robotics Innovator - Aoki Shunsuke
With human interaction restricted by the pandemic, robotic communication aids are in the spotlight. Aoki Shunsuke heads a firm that develops such devices, with user-friendly messenger robots aimed at children and seniors uncomfortable with smartphones; home sensors that pair with the robots to let you monitor the wellbeing of isolated relatives; and robotics kits that help kids learn while expressing their creativity. Follow a unique business developing innovative solutions for the new normal.
This robot aids remote messaging for children and seniors uncomfortable with smartphones
This cushion-shaped robot pet wags its tail in response to stroking
The latest communication robots can even detect a speaker's direction
Aoki and his team road test the noise canceling function of their speech recognition interface