Robot Weight Loss Coach Helps Reach Fitness Goals

Robot Weight Loss Coach Helps Reach Fitness Goals
technology

Autom helps people keep track of their health efforts and gives personalized advice on how to reach targets based on their input.

Emma Hutchings
  • 29 november 2012

Autom is a weight loss coach that helps people keep track of their exercise and meal plans. You can interact with the robot via a touchscreen, and it uses text-to-speech to talk to you about your goals, offering personalized advice based on your input. Conceived by Cory Kidd during his PhD work on human-robot interaction at the MIT Media Lab, Autom is the world’s first commercially available social robot.

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