X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

ED-7270 Robot Looks Like ED2-D2

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

R2-D2! It is you! It is you! No wait. Sorry, I got the wrong droid. I’ve been confused ever since that old man worked his wizardry on me when I was on duty at Mos Eisley. No, you are not the droid I was looking for. You’re close, but no, you aren’t him. Sorry, pal.


Yes, ED-7270 sure looks familiar. Unlike R2, this guy is designed to work in the medical field. He can remotely sense a patient’s blood pressure or pulse and will then send the info to the hospital continuously so that everyone has up to date data.

He’s perfect for hospitals and nursing homes, where he can monitor the elderly, maybe even toss them a lightsaber in a sticky situation. The bot also has a live conversation feature, which comes in very handy. At the proper time, he can simply remind patients when it’s time to take their meds. Emotions are expressed using a dot-matrix display on its head.

ed7270_robot_details

Right now this robot is part of a pilot project taking place in a hospital for seniors and nursing homes in Australia. It seems like a great design, even if he is a lot like R2 and it has all the right features. Check out more details here, where you can find tons of specs. This little guy could very well help some elderly patients. Just no tall golden sidekick please!

[via advancedtechnologykorea]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

Blind LEGO Builds

Blind LEGO Builds

Hunziker Driving Shoes

Hunziker Driving Shoes

McLaren to Build 720S LT

McLaren to Build 720S LT

Hunziker Driving Shoes: The Best Way to Heel-Toe

Hunziker Driving Shoes: The Best Way to Heel-Toe

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Classic Punisher Action Figure

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Classic Punisher Action Figure

Awesome Vintage Photo of Hamill, Fisher, and Ford

Awesome Vintage Photo of Hamill, Fisher, and Ford

Advertisement