ACCOMPANY is a robotics project set to develop the Care-O-bot 3 into a caring and emotionally stimulating social robot for the elderly.
Researchers have been working on a social robot that collaborates with caretakers and relatives to support elderly to maintain an independent life.
ApriAttenda is a humanoid robot developed by Toshiba. It has advanced visual sensors and image processing system to recognize people and can locate moving individuals.
ApriAttenda ver. 2 was developed by Toshiba as an improvement over the previous version. It has a pair of arms and can grasp objects better. It can also recognize human faces.
Care-O-bot 3 is the latest in the line of mobile service robots, developed by Fraunhofer IPA, which are designed to bring robotic assistance into the home or business space.
The fourth edition of the Care-O bot range of caring and socially interacting robots has a more adaptable personality than any of its predecessors.
Human-sized HuiHui helps elderly people with eating and exercise. It monitors its patients with laser and ultrasonic sensors, and sends texts to summon help if necessary.