Step by Step: New Walking Rehabilitation Robot Holds Promise for Aging Population (Japan in Photos)

Toyota on April 12, 2017, unveiled a robot developed in cooperation with Fujita Health University that assists in rehabilitation efforts of people who have suffered strokes or have other medical conditions that impair their ability to walk. Rentals of machines to medical treatment facilities are expected to begin in September of this year. Japan is increasingly looking to robots, a field where it excels, to help meet rising medical and caregiving demands of its aging population. (© Jiji.)

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