Beth Callaghan

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Panasonic Develops Hair-Washing Robot

Showcasing an interesting new use of 3D technology, Panasonic unveiled a hair-washing robot today that scans the shape and surface of a client’s head in order to apply “just the right amount of pressure” while shampooing and massaging each scalp. The robot was designed to help at understaffed healthcare facilities in Japan, where the rapidly aging population is a growing issue.

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