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The robot butler that can bring you your drink

ACCOMPANY video-Integrated robot technologies for supporting elderly people in their homes

Our latest ACCOMPANY project video is now available on Youtube (link below)
Robot companions integrated with intelligent environments can facilitate independent living of the elderly at home. Using the robotic home assistant Care-O-bot 3, the ACCOMPANY project develops new solutions for providing services in a motivating and socially acceptable manner.

http://bit.ly/1sHfPGB

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ACCOMPANY Video-Robot Companion for the elderly

Our ACCOMPANY project video is now available on Youtube. Robot companions integrated with intelligent environments can facilitate independent living of the elderly at home. Using the robotic home assistant Care-O-bot 3, the ACCOMPANY project develops new solutions for providing services in a motivating and socially acceptable manner.The video shows the use of the robot for fetch and carry tasks, e.g. take over deliveries and how it can assist the user in carrying out tasks on his own, e.g. get a drink from the kitchen.

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ACCOMPANY Caring for the future 2013

ACCOMPANY took part in Caring for the future 2013, Birmingham, 29th October, UK,

Link to presentation: http://accordgroup.org.uk/filemanager/resources//Technology.pdf

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La Nazione (Italian Newspaper) Press Piece Interview 17-02-2012

Interview attached with Patrizia Marti (UNISI) for La Nazione 17-02-2012 about ACCOMPANY Project

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ACCOMPANY hosted showcasing event in association with KT Equal

60 stakeholder representative groups attended the recent "Showcasing research to promote active ageing: from Rehabilitation robots to Assistive technologies and beyond" event hosted by KT Equal (http://kt-equal.org.uk/) and the ACCOMPANY and SCRIPT (http://scriptproject.eu/) projects at University of Hertfordshire.

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TV Interview by Oggi Scienza (Science today)

We hope you will enjoy this short interview with Patrizia Marti (UNISI) by Oggi Scienza (Science today), an e-zine and TV channel focused on innovative scientific research. The piece uses videos of the Care-o-bot & presents the objectives of ACCOMPANY.
(The piece is in Italian only.)

http://oggiscienza.wordpress.com/2012/03/22/robot-per-amico/

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ACCOMPANY project to support independent ageing

28/02/2012 (Full Article for AGE Platform Europe, a European network of around 165 organisations, of and for people aged 50+, representing directly over 30 million older people in Europe.)

ACCOMPANY- New Research into Robotic Companions for Elderly People

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ACCOMPANY Press Release

Press Release in Italian major newspaper. Read more at the following link;

http://www.lastampa.it/_web/cmstp/tmplrubriche/tecnologia/grubrica.asp?I...

Some more press coverage for ACCOMPANY at the following links;

http://copdnewsoftheday.com/?p=5974

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