Audrey- Flower-like social assistive robot: Taking care of older adults in times of social isolation during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ela Liberman-Pincu

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Abstract

Audrey is a flower-like socially assistive robot (SAR) that aims to support older adults living alone in times of social isolation. Audrey is aimed to: First, reduce boredom and overcome loneliness by intellectual stimulation and games according to the user's hobbies, preferences, and interests. Second, facilitate staying in touch with your loved ones: using video chats and active reminders for family members and friends to interact. Third, promote healthy living- encourage a healthy lifestyle and early detection of stroke or fallings for emergency aid.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHRI 2021 - Companion of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages613-614
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781450382908
DOIs
StatePublished - 8 Mar 2021
Event2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 8 Mar 202111 Mar 2021

Publication series

NameACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
ISSN (Electronic)2167-2148

Conference

Conference2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period8/03/2111/03/21

Keywords

  • Design
  • Design methods
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Product design
  • Visual qualities

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