Oklahoma Researchers Developing Robots to Help with In-Home Caregiving

December 11, 2017

The AP (12/11, Howell) reports on two Oklahoma State University researchers who are developing a “robot that can both alert caregivers to potential problems and interact with an elder to provide companionship.” The robot “is equipped with technology similar to home assistants such as Google, Siri or Alexa,” however this robot also “uses artificial intelligence to be conversational and interactive,” and one version is designed to be mobile to move around the home. The research is funded by a four-year National Science Foundation grant.

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