December 4, 2005
The Drug dispenser, gives the right dose at the right time
Unitech Tokyo Co. is selling a home-use device that automatically doles out the correct dosage of prescribed medicine and sounds a warning until the user retrieves the medicine. The device comes with several trays for storing pills. The trays open and offer the medicine at the exact times and frequency set by the user. The drug dispenser continues repeating, “Here is your medicine. Don’t forget to take it,” until the user retrieves the medicine. The product is made of ABS resin and measures 184 x 128 x 184mm.
It is available in Japan for 19,740 yen. ($ 150). Via – Nikkei NNI (Sub Reqd)