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Robots Help Elderly Stay Independent Longer

A robot named Alfie is helping elderly residents stay independent longer. The robot in use is a KOMPAI robot by Robosoft. Alfie is part of the ENRICHME (ENabling Robot and assisted living environment for Independent Care and Health Monitoring of … Continue reading

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Japan’s Latest Baby Robot, Babyloid

This robot is the work of Kanou Masayoshi from the Chukyo University of Science & Technology in Japan. This therapeutic robot has been designed to help the elderly feel less depressed .  The robot is about 17 inches long and … Continue reading

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Elder Care Robot Kompaï From Robosoft

At the ILTCI 2010, (Intercompany Long Term Care Insurance Conference), in New Orleans on March 14th-17th, French robotic company Robotsoft will introduce the robot Kompaï. Kompaï is a companion style robot that can speak, understand verbal commands, navigate a home … Continue reading

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CareBot By GeckoSystems

A recent press release states that by 2015 consumers will be willing to spend as much as a new car for a multi-tasking humanoid robot. This is based on a report from ABI Research and GeckoSystems thinks their multi-tasking personal … Continue reading

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