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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Robot Care For The Elderly

Robot Looks After Residents at Italian Care Home - in Pictures

Laura Lezza | December 21, 2015

A care home in Florence is pioneering the use of a robot as a carer for its 20 elderly residents. Robot-Era is coordinated by the Robotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa as part of the world’s largest experiment ever carried out using service robots, which involves 160 people in real-world environments over four years.


<more at; related links: (Robots for the elderly : an emerging market shaping our future. July 9, 2014) and ('A robot is my friend': Can machines care for elderly? November 16, 2013)>

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