Japanese robot a tireless aid in dementia care

Pepper is a humanoid robot being developed by SoftBank Mobile Corp. to help provide indefatigable care for elderly nursing home patients with dementia.“Pepper,” a humanoid robot, is supposed to act as a conversation partner for elderly nursing home residents with dementia.

With a rising number of elderly people suffering from dementia several companies have started to focus on improving their quality of live. This robot is said to be the fist one able to read emotions.

More info: thestar

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