August 7, 2012

Jake Donated as Helper to Quadriplegic

Last Week CBS News put the spotlight on our beloved Willow Garage,\ with a story about Jake, one of their PR2s that they donates as a personal service bot. Henry Evans became a quadriplegic after suffering a stroke at the age of 40.

The report makes an obvious point that the disabled want to do things for themselves as opposed to having a human do it for them. Henry can program Jake to help him shave, scratch and perform other chores.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at August 7, 2012 11:47 AM
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