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Rise of Service/Helper Robot Workforce

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  Grace - Robo Nurse For Senior Care                                             Source:  Hanson Robotics' Grace & Toyota's Gantry Robot Toyota's Gantry Robots To Assist Elderly in the Kitchen The global use of helper/service robots is dramatically on the rise.  According to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), global sales of medical robots, before the pandemic hit, were up 28% between 2018 and 2019.  Now with the pandemic and the megatrend of telehealth and contactless care, the IFR is forecasting that the sale of medical robots will double during the next three years.  Good examples of emerging new health and elder care robots are Grace, a humanoid robot created by Hanson Robotics of Hong Kong and Gantry robot from Toyota. Grace Has Sensors, a Thermal Camera & Speaks 3 Languages Grace is a remarkable piece of robotic technology.  She speaks three languages:  English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  She is designed to assist elderly patients and is able to soc

Growing Service Robot Workforce

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  Grace - Robo Nurse For Senior Care                                             Source:  Hanson Robotics' Grace & Toyota's Gantry Robot Toyota's Gantry Robots To Assist Elderly in the Kitchen The global use of helper/service robots is dramatically on the rise.  According to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), global sales of medical robots, before the pandemic hit, were up 28% between 2018 and 2019.  Now with the pandemic and the megatrend of telehealth and contactless care, the IFR is forecasting that the sale of medical robots will double during the next three years.  Good examples of emerging new health and elder care robots are Grace, a humanoid robot created by Hanson Robotics of Hong Kong and Gantry robot from Toyota. Grace Has Sensors, a Thermal Camera & Speaks 3 Languages Grace is a remarkable piece of robotic technology.  She speaks three languages:  English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  She is designed to assist elderly patients and is able to soc

New Robot Cleans, Sings, Talks, Jokes - Germany

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  Franzi Cleans Hospital Floors, Talks, Sings & Cracks Jokes                                         Source: Dr. Rettler SERVICE A Robot Putting Smiles on Patients' Faces During the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany, a new robot named Franziska, or Franzi for short, is spotlessly cleaning the hallway floors in a Munich, Germany hospital.  And importantly she is cheering up patients, staff and visitors along the way with her talking, singing and joke-telling.  Franzi can clean floors for ten hours on a single charge.  She receives her cleaning duty commands by smart phone.  The 3.3 feet tall robot has become quite the sensation while doing highly valuable service and keeping human workers out of harms way. Robotic Workforce in the Pandemic Franzi is an advanced member of the robotic workforce during the pandemic.  She is stationed at Neuperlach Hospital in Munich and is part of Dr. Rettler SERVICE, a German company that specializes in hospital cleaning, which is a critical service du