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Video: Japanese care robot can lift patients from bed to wheelchair



This is "RIBA-II," a robot designed to help with the tough task of lifting patients from their futon matress into a wheelchair. It was developed by RIKEN, a Japanese government-run research body that surveyed nursing homes to find that lifting patients was the most tiring thing for workers - and they do it an average of 40 times each day.

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