Robotic Bear the Star Attraction at Singapore Nursing Home
October 8, 2012
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Researchers in Singapore have developed an empathetic, robotic polar bear to serve as a companion for the elderly. The robot can read and respond to human emotions and has become a welcome guest at one Singapore elderly care facility.
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