The soft side of robots: elderly care

Publication Title
Financial Times
Publication/Creation Date
May 9 2016
Kana Inagaki (creator)
Takanori Shibata (contributor)
Akifumi Tamoaki (contributor)
Michio Okada (contributor)
Toyohashi University Of Technology (contributor)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Japan is looking into robotic solutions to look after its ageing population. The Financial Time’s Kana Inagaki explores the emotional and physical care being provided, and asks whether it is ethical for machines to look after older people.
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Entire Body

Date archived
June 30 2018
Last edited
June 25 2020
How to cite this entry
Kana Inagaki. (May 9 2016). "The soft side of robots: elderly care". Financial Times. Financial Times. Fabric of Digital Life.