Lovable, but at $6,000 - not clubbable.
Paro, dubbed as the world’s “Most Theraputic Robot”, has now gone on sales in the US. The Paro is a cuddly baby sealbot, originated from Japan
and there are over thousands of them in Japan being used to treat
patients with Alzheimer’s and other debilitating physical and emotional
The 33-year-old inventor is chasing a dream - of building the perfect domestic companion. Working out of his parents' home in Brampton, Ont., he ranks as an underdog compared with the scores of large corporations, academics and other hobbyists around the world pursuing serious robotics.