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WSU smart home tests first elder care robot
« on: January 15, 2019, 11:30:01 AM »
Public Release: 14-Jan-2019
WSU smart home tests first elder care robot

Washington State University
 

A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes.

The Robot Activity Support System, or RAS, uses sensors embedded in a WSU smart home to determine where its residents are, what they are doing and when they need assistance with daily activities.

It navigates through rooms and around obstacles to find people on its own, provides video instructions on how to do simple tasks and can even lead its owner to objects like their medication or a snack in the kitchen.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/wsu-wsh011419.php
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