Irish university develops robot to battle loneliness

Irish university develops robot to battle loneliness

An Irish university has developed a robot to help reduce loneliness among the elderly and those living in care homes. Engineers from Trinity College, Dublin, unveiled Stevie II on Wednesday, Ireland's first socially assistive robot with advance...
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