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Solve Hospital Staff Shortages with Humanoid Robots

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(Hlar1209_01) Human Support Robot (HSR): This prototype was developed in 2012 by the Toyota Motor Corporation in addition to the Toyota Partner Robot series. In response to the needs of the aging Japanese population, the HSR will help assist with independent living issues for patients with limited limb mobility. The HSR can be operated by voice, tablet, or computer. Toyota Motor Company is collaborating with nursing and healthcare research industries to expand its applications for healthcare such as remote monitoring and physical assistance. (Photo credit: Toyota Motor Corporation)

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