Social robot


Social robots may help children with illnesses or act as a companion robot for demented older people. Social robots are booming partly because there are not enough people for social interaction and because the robot can provide a predictable response and presence without maintenance like a pet



Social robot related robots

Jibo-de-interactive robot-in-house
Jibo

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.

Jibo

Justocat robot cat
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.

JustoCat

Robot seal Paro
Paro

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.

Paro

Zora robot
For activation

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.

Zora robot

Buddy 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.

Buddy robot

Zenbo robot by Asus
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. "This is following the trend of personal robots building on the technology and services trends that the smartphone space made popular," said Philip Solis, a research director at ABI Research. "One can think of this as a smartphone or an Amazon Echo with mobility and articulation -- to aim the screen, camera sensor, infrared LED, etc.," he told TechNewsWorld.

Zenbo


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Tinybot, social desktop robot for people with dementia and their families

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Desktop robot Jibo is one of the 25 best inventions of 2017 according to Time Magazine

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