Social robot related robots
Jibo is a desk robot that is actually an addition to the household. Jibo can see, listen, speak, help and even learn. You can place the desk robot in your kitchen, living room or bedroom.
JustoCat, a social robotcat
JustoCat is a robot cat, a social robot to improve life for people with dementia. JustoCat is specially adapted for healthcare environments.
Paro is an advanced interactive developed robot by Intelligent Systems Corperation, a leading Japanese pioneer in the field of industrial automation. Paro is used for animal therapies for patients in environments such as hospitals and extensive care facilities where live animals are not allowed to be present.
Zora robot is used, among other things, for the activation of elderly people in residential care centres and in schools for young autistic children. Zora is a small humanoid robot, 57 cm high, with a cuddly appearance. The robot is equipped with special software for the NAO robot.
Your friend at home
Our experience is that the movies on websites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter look very nice. The same applies to the video about Buddy robot. We are particularly concerned about the autonomy with which the robot drives around in the home. Nevertheless, the functions offered are logical and certainly interesting.
Zenbo robot by Asus
Asus recently unveiled a family robot that can serve as a home healthcare assistant, control connected devices in the smart home, monitor security, perform various online tasks, and function as a playmate, among other things. Asus' Zenbo made its debut at last month's Computex computer show. At the same time, Asus launched a program that provides devs with access to the Zenbo SDK. Zenbo will be priced at US$600, but Asus did not announce when it will be available to consumers.
Current developments for social robots
Latest news about Social robot
Tinybot, social desktop robot for people with dementia and their families
Robert Paauwe and Wang Long Li, initiators of Tinybots and studying at the VU in Amsterdam, are work...
Desktop robot Jibo is one of the 25 best inventions of 2017 according to Time Magazine
In America, many households already have smart voice assistants such as the Amazon Echo or the Googl...
Research deployment of social robot for people with dementia
Researchers from Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Hanze University Groningen, Viaa Univers...