social robots

How social robots get more persuasive

How social robots get more persuasive

Humanoid robots get more persuasive if they project less authority.

Companion robot to support primary care providers

Companion robot to support primary care providers

Intuition Robotics announced a significant expansion of ElliQ, their AI-driven companion robot, to enable the extension of primary care teams' presence into older adults' homes.

Quarantine: Robot enables communication between people

Quarantine: Robot enables communication between people

Researchers have designed a telepresence robot that enables people suffering from COVID-19 to talk to their loved ones.

When the robot smiles back

When the robot smiles back

Researchers use AI to teach robots to make appropriate reactive human facial expressions, an ability that could build trust between humans and their robotic co-workers and care-givers.

Robot touch makes you feel better

Robot touch makes you feel better

People who were touched by a humanoid robot while conversing with it subsequently reported a better emotional state and were more likely to comply with a request from the robot.

Robots benefit special education students

Robots benefit special education students

Researchers have discovered that primary school children in both regular and special needs schools make strides when they learn together with a robot.

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