November 26, 2008

Paro Cuddles, Achieves Mental Commitment


Paro is a "Mental Commitment Robot," designed with such sweetness that it provides relaxation and motivation, psychological and physiological effects for its owner. Created by Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Denmark has purchased 1,000 of the robotic baby harp seals for health care facilities and is hoping to complete the adoption process by 2011. The AIST says there is an improvement in vital signs and social skills when in play and we suspect the furry bot has earned his title of "World's Most Therapuetic Robot" by Guinness.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at November 26, 2008 9:12 PM
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