social robots

Do social robots deserve our appreciation?

Do social robots deserve our appreciation?

A bioethicist argues that Western societies could benefit from acknowledging social robots' relational value.

Robotic pet boosts cognition in dementia patients

Robotic pet boosts cognition in dementia patients

Researchers have tested a robotic cat in its ability to influence the mood and cognition of patients with dementia.

Social robot improves hospitalized children's outlook

Social robot improves hospitalized children's outlook

Findings suggest robot telepresence, more than a tablet, provides comfort to young patients.

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.

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