(en)Panasonic Massage Chair RealPro EP-MA73 Interview with the developers 3 (Product Engineering)

ch.01 Nov 12, 2013
The effect we were trying to simulate was the touch of a real human hand.

The way the machine moves and feels has gradually evolved to become more human-like.

But we felt it was still a robot because it lacked the warmth of human touch.

This machine regulates the temperature
depending on the intensity of the massage.
The warmth is gentle with a light massage, more intense with a more powerful massage.

We’ve succeeded in targeting the pressure points and achieving a naturally varying warmth.