We asked Birgit Gebhardt, former CEO of the Trendbüro (English: Trend Bureau), trend expert and advisor

Blessing or curse? Using robots in the healthcare sector


Photo: Birgit Gebhardt

Birgit Gebhardt; © Stephanie Brinkkoetter

Photo: retiree holds the seal "Paro"

The seal "Paro" was developed in Japan. You can pet it; © Messe Düsseldorf

Photo: physician operates a roboter, patient lays in bed

The "Care-O-bot" shall assist physicians and patients; © Phoenix Design

Foto: Lorraine Dindas; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann

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