Can a ‘robotherapist’ deliver as good a massage as a human?

July 7, 2023
Est. Reading: 1 minute


Backhug’s 26 mechanical fingers offer personalised joint care. How much can it do for me in six weeks?

Imagine having a live-in masseur available to pummel away at your aching back at the end of each day; one who never gets tired, or suggests that maybe it is time for you to return the favour.

Enter the Backhug: a robotic therapist equipped with 26 mechanical fingers to scan the unique curvature of your spine and press away stiffness in the joints of your back, neck and shoulders, with nothing more than a whirr and occasional squeak of complaint.

Continue reading...


​Artificial intelligence (AI) | The Guardian

 Read More 

Read full article here:

Join anywhere and learn from our experienced team

All courses are live and online
See all courses
Urban Fugitive
Learn AI 

In tandem with 
Six Minutes Past Nine
UK Company #14807341