2017 IS POISED to be the year of the robot assistant. If you’re in the market, you’ll have plenty to choose from. Some look like descendants of Honda’s Asimo—shiny white bots with heads, eyes, arms, and legs. Ubtech’s Lynx has elbows, knees, and hands, which it can use to teach you yoga poses.Read more
As populations age worldwide, older people are often isolated because of health and mobility problems and difficulty with using new technologies. A robot named ElliQ aims to change that.
Intuition Robotics today emerged from “stealth mode” and announced ElliQ, which is designed to help older adults stay socially and physically active.Read more