There are 800,000 new stroke victims every year. That number will double in the next 20 years.
The question is: who will take care of these patients? Imagine a robot — one that can be purchased for the price of a high-end laptop — that never gets tired, never gets impatient, that responds to all of your moods. Monitoring, coaching, motivating. A 24/7 companion. These aren't robots that will replace human care — these are robots that will bridge the gaps in human care.
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