5 Dec 2011

Robotic study in Auckland

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 5 December 2011

HealthbotThe world's first multi-robotic study is taking place at an Auckland retirement village this month, involving 31 robots, 100 residents and 100 staff.

The Healthbots project is being run by Auckland University and a cluster of South Korean companies.

The aim is to make robots that can help older people and their caregivers.