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Sam SoftPorter / Care robot

Sam SoftPorter

Sam is an autonomous system that assumes the task of carrying laundry in elderly homes, so nurses can use better their time into seniors’ caring. The concept features the use of vertically-expandable modules that change according to the needs of space, in order to keep the mass center always as low as possible; making it more stable, more space-efficient and safer. It also has a given personality, that is reflected in the way it moves, how it acts with the people, its height and its name. This, and its compact-soft design intend to make it look friendly, shy and harmless, to make the blend in the elderly home’s environment easier and smoother

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HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Design

Luis Herrera

Luis Herrera
San José, Costa Rica