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Elderly dementia patients may convey their emotions to a robot

26 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
People affected by dementia get help from a newly developed robot capable of recognizing their emotions. Elderly dementia patients at Nishi-Koigakubo Ninjin Home, a special elderly nursing home in western Tokyo, spend time with Pepper, a human-like robot possessing artificial intelligence and developed by SoftBank Mobile. Pepper is scheduled to…