Fed up of getting phone calls from older relatives asking how to post on Facebook, send a Whatsapp, or what a tweet is? Well those days could soon be over.
Yves Béhar’s San Francisco-based studio, Fuseproject has teamed up with Israeli tech company, Intuition Robotics to create a solution for technophobe adults around the world.
ElliQ is an “emotionally intelligent robotic companion”. From reminding you to take medication, to setting up video calls, the robot can process natural speech and will help older generations stay connected online.
Sound like your Gran’s next Christmas present? You can join the waiting list now on the Intuition Robotics website.