Which automaker created the Welwalk WW-1000, a motorized brace that helps people with partial paralysis rehabilitate?
There’s no denying that robotics play a major role in how modern manufacturers design and build their latest products. But as Toyota demonstrated earlier this year, robots can serve a greater purpose beyond efficiency on the assembly line. Paralyzed patients can strap into the aptly named Welwalk WW-1000 for low-intensity physical therapy designed to accelerate the healing process and give health care professionals more insight into their patients’ rehabilitation. Source: Toyota
Toyota Motor Corporation (Japanese: トヨタ自動車株式会社 Hepburn: Toyota Jidōsha KK?, IPA: [toꜜjota], /tɔɪˈoʊtə/) is a Japanese automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In March 2014, the multinational corporation consisted of 338,875 employees worldwide and, as of October 2016, was the ninth-largest company in the world by revenue.