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Definition of priority areas
(items for development)

Indoor mobility aids

A walking aid device with a robot technology that supports indoor mobility and standing/sitting by the elderly, etc., and particularly aids going to/from a toilet and maintaining posture in a toilet.
Definitions

Definitions

  • Usable by one person or with the aid of one caregiver.
  • Provides support with a user for walking on his/her own feet. Those on-board are not subject to aids.
  • Mainly assuming standing up from a chair in a dining room or living room, or standing up from bed, provides support with a user for mobility of standing up from the sitting position in a chair/upright sitting position.
  • Conventional walking auxiliary tool, etc. may be used together.
  • Even in a standard toilet in the home, usable without requiring special operations, and prevents falls during a series of actions in a toilet (standing/sitting on a toilet seat, raising and lowering trousers, wiping, and turning in a toilet). If it is possible to stabilize the posture, evaluate to add points.
Indoor mobility aids
Product / Projects Adopted Company name Status
THK Corp.
In
development
YMP-Mundus Corporation
In
development
MORITOH CO.,LTD.
In
development
Mitsuba Corp.
In
development
YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION.
In
development
RT.WORKS co., ltd.
In
development
Sanyo Homes Corporation
In
development
Indoor mobility aids
Product / Projects Adopted
RT walker with rearrangeable support functions
In
development
Mobile aid “Kaigo (help)+α”
In
development
Mobile aid “Kaigo (help)+α”

Company name

YMP-Mundus Corporation

Indoors movement support robot
In
development
Indoors movement support robot

Company name

MORITOH CO.,LTD.

Walker with a powered standing-up assistance function
In
development
Indoor mobility assist device
In
development
Indoor mobility assist device

Company name

YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION.

Indoor type robot walker
In
development
Indoor type robot walker

Company name

RT.WORKS co., ltd.

The “yorisoi(snuggle up)” robot which prevent the fracture by fall
In
development

Source
Research Basic Plan of the Project to Promote the Development and Introduction of Robotic Devices for Nursing Care (Development Subsidies ), METI, on October 2017