A robot to combat loneliness
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Creating a robot to combat loneliness

Kentaro Yoshifuji is a serial inventor and developer of Orihime robot, which he built to help address the loneliness he felt as a child.

As part of the BBC's Jumpstarting Japan series - meeting the Asian giant's young entrepreneurs - Mariko Oi visited Kentaro who is now working on a keyboard for those with the motor neurone disease ALS.

  • 13 Aug 2017
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