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Robots to the rescue as an aging Japan looks for help

ROBOTS in rapidly ageing Japan are moving from the realm of science fiction and technology fairs to practical use, helping the elderly with rehabilitation and performing daily tasks.

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By Andra Keay

As well as being a Core Team Member of Robohub, and Robotics Industry Futurist, Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, the non-profit industry group supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.

Andra is also founder of the Robot Launch global startup competition, Robot Garden maker space, Women in Robotics and is a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators and think tanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI. She joins CITRIS People and Robots Research Group as a Visiting Scholar.