A Robot Making Friends in Eldercare


Publication Title
Time
Publication/Creation Date
October 4 2019
Creators/Contributors
Time Magazine (creator)
Knollwood Military Retirement Community (contributor)
Matthew Reilly (contributor)
Trinity College, Dublin (contributor)
Conor McGinn (contributor)
Niamh Donnelly (contributor)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Stevie is a social robot designed to help stem the loneliness and depression often common among older adults in retirement communities. Stevie can greet people, tell jokes, sing, facilitate games like Bingo, and provide other types of care. He also has 10 different facial expressions meant to communicate emotions.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Location on Body
Entire Body
Marketing Keywords
Stevie
Source
https://time.com/longform/senior-care-robot/