Babyloid Robot (Babyloid ロボット)

Implemented by: 
Chukyo University (Dr. Masayoshi Kano)
Type of Implementer(s): 
Private sector
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)

The baby-faced robot was developed for the increasing older persons living alone. By having a robot to take care of, an elderly could have a sense of meaning in their living environment without having to do actual care work. The robot is also expected to provide a sense of comfort for dementia patients.