*The Power Assist Suit is a Paralympic limited category, excluding the United States for marketing rights.
*For the robot vacuum cleaners, Panasonic has marketing rights worldwide except the Americas and Australia.
Panasonic showed off its latest robotics innovations at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, presenting the world with exciting new technology while ensuring a safe and efficient tournament. This ambitious project saw Panasonic’s power assist suits and intelligent cleaning robots aid Olympic and Paralympic staff and athletes in a next-generation vision of the Games. Read on to learn more about these revolutionary technologies and how they can help society.
Panasonic’s Bold Vision of the Future
Panasonic envisions their robotics innovations implemented during Tokyo 2020 eventually contributing to solving the social issues that will undoubtedly arise over time due to Japan’s super-aging society.
Of course, this is no easy task, and will greatly require the coexistence of humans and robots. With this in mind, Panasonic will continue developing its robotics technologies to make them even more practical and useful to society.
※1: LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) A sensor that measures distance by irradiating a pulsed laser beam onto objects and measuring the time it takes for the reflected scattered light to return.
※2: nanoe™, and the nanoe™ mark are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation.
※3: The sterilization effect may differ depending on the condition of the dust in the dust collection box.
[Testing organization]TECHNO SCIENCE CO.,LTD.
[Testing method] Measured the number of bacteria adhered to a cloth placed in the dust collection box in the test room (about 10 square meters)
[Inhibition method] nanoe™ released
[Test Substance] Adhered bacteria
[Test result] 99% or more suppression in 2.5 hours (No. 20070646-001)
Test report publication date: March 5, 2021 (Test was conducted with two types of bacteria). Efficacy depends on the bacteria.