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Seeing-eye robots? Bots for elderly draw crowds at iRex

The largest-ever edition of Tokyo's iRex robot trade show promotes ideas for an aging society.

By Nov. 8, 2013

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GPS gets elderly couple stuck in mud for 2 days

A California couple wonders whether their GPS is sending them down the right road. It isn't. But they keep going anyway. Then they are mired.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Elderly storytelling android debuts in Japan

A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.

By Jul. 23, 2012

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Japanese create levitating chair for elderly

Rehabilitation researchers at Kobe Gakuin University are developing a chair that levitates. But it won't let you leap buildings with the push of a button.

By Feb. 22, 2010

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TRW develops retractable steering wheel for the elderly, very fat

TRW is working on a fully retractable steering wheel that gets out of your way every time you get in or out of your motor. That could be good news if you like a pie.

By Jul. 4, 2011

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Report: Elderly woman takes down Net in Georgia, Armenia

It seems that one only has to accidentally hack through one cable in order to bring the Internet of two countries to a halt.

By Apr. 7, 2011

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Renault intros front swivel seat for elderly, handicapped

With its new Clio, Renault offers the first-ever OEM front swivel seat, allowing for better entrance and egress for passengers with limited mobility.

By Apr. 5, 2010

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IMEC unveils heart monitor for athletes, elderly

The ECG necklace is able to monitor one's heart even in loud environments, and can transmit data wirelessly to a computer within 10 miles.

By Sep. 3, 2009

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Video phone for Japan's elderly

NTT DoCoMo's products reflect the country's aging population

By Mar. 10, 2007

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Honda helps the elderly walk like a robot

Wearable walking assistance device is based on technology used to create an "advanced humanoid robot."

By Apr. 22, 2008