The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.
Bears are good sleepers, what with all the hibernating they do. So what better robot animal to climb into bed with you and give you a loving little smack when you start snoring?
Toyota's Assist machines are designed to ease the burden on caregivers and help people with mobility.
Too tired to get up? Get a leg up from Riba II, the latest teddy bear robot nurse from Japan. No, you can't take it to bed.
Still washing your own hair? Lie back, think of Japan, and let Panasonic's hair-washing bot do the job.
As part of a three-year study into robots' role in senior health care, New Zealand retirement village welcomes Korean robot that will take vital signs, dole out medication reminders.
Researchers have unveiled an improved nurse robot called Riba that can lift patients from beds and wheelchairs. It has a teddy bear face.
Company develops a bed-shaped robot that transforms into a wheelchair, allowing people with disabilities or the elderly to get up without help.
Sure Apple has made their September 9 announcement official, and yeah Disney is buying Marvel and will soon own Spider-man. But we're most concerned about RIBA the robot bear who's coming to get our unhealthy thin humans. Protect yourself! Keep out of b
Sure Apple has made its September 9 announcement official, and yeah Disney is buying Marvel and will soon own Spider-Man. But we're most concerned about RIBA the robot bear who's coming to get our unhealthy thin humans. Protect yourself! Keep out of beds and wheelchairs and for heaven's sake stay over 135 pounds!