2023 Could Be the Year of Social Robots Like the Tombot Robot Dog
January 4, 2023
Tombot has developed robot companions with The Jim Henson Co. to help people with conditions such as Alzheimer's and autism, and its founder describes its approach.
Digital Dream Labs to Ship Upgraded Vector 2.0 Social Robot
December 29, 2022
Digital Dream Labs not only took over the intellectual property of Anki, but it said it has also improved the Vector robot to be smarter and easier to maintain.
Intuition Robotics Launches ElliQ 2.0 Hardware, Software, and App for Families and Caregivers
December 7, 2022
Intuition Robotics has redesigned the hardware for its ElliQ digital companion, updated the interactive software and content, and launched a companion app in response to user demand.
Intuition Robotics and Bold Partner to Bring Balance and Fitness to ElliQ Users
July 20, 2022
Intuition Robotics, whose ElliQ is designed to alleviate loneliness and social isolation, will include Bold's virtual exercise programs to help older adults age in place.
MARCo Technologies CEO Jacob Boyle Aims to Make a Difference With Mental Health Service Robot
June 11, 2022
It can be challenging for those seeking mental health treatment to get help. The MARCo robot was designed to give people support as soon as they need it 24/7.
ElliQ Companion Robot From Intuition Robotics Is Part of New York State Office for the Aging Initiative
May 25, 2022
ElliQ, a robot that Intuition Robotics designed to combat social isolation, will be available to more than 800 older adults as part a New York State program.
Cogniteam to Lead Israel Innovation Authority’s $20M Consortium for Human-Robot Interaction
April 13, 2022
Cogniteam, whose Nimbus platform is designed to work with ROS and help developers accelerate time to market, will lead an effort to advance robots' social capabilities.
Furhat Robotics Acquires Misty Robotics to Advance Human-Machine Interfaces
January 17, 2022
Furhat said its acquisition of Sphero spinoff Misty will help it expand in the U.S. market and further develop social robots for consumer and business use.