2 minutes 18 seconds. Title: Promotional video
1 minute 27 seconds. Title: Demonstration
They like robots in Japan and are working hard to turn them into human replacement care givers. RI-MAN, developed by Riken BMC, can ‘see’, ‘hear’ ‘touch’ and ‘smell’ and can lift and carry a person – well, mannequin in the demo. TIME selected RI-MAN as one of the best products of 2006. See the two videos near the top of this page. Watch them both. Scroll down for more information and pictures. After that, you may like to visit the Secom Meal Assistance My Spoon robot site. No video, but an interesting development for the right clients.