Toshiba has developed a lifelike communication android that can move its arms and hands smoothly and use Japanese sign language. The android is a prototype that the company will continue to develop towards achieving a service robot able to assist people in the fields of welfare and healthcare. The android will be showcased at CEATEC JAPAN 2014, which will be held from October 7 to 11.
Recently we have shared a number of stories highlighting increased advances in robotic technology, which we feel will have direct implications for the healthcare simulation industry.
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