Robot As An Exercise Coach

Robot As An Exercise Coach

A socially assistive device aims to encourage people to lead an active life.

Naresh Kumar
  • 29 september 2010

Researchers from the Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California have developed a robot that will act as an exercise coach for people, particularly the elderly. Bandit is a socially assistive robot that detects and accordingly responds to people’s physical movements and emotions and can be customized to a person’s style of interaction and exercise preference, motivating him to lead an active lifestyle.

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