ElliQ

ElliQ

A sidekick technology device for elderly adults. Its parent company is Intuition Robotics. It became available for pre-order in 2019.

ElliQ is a robotic device that is designed and produced to help older adults stay engaged and connected to other people. It operates in conjunction with Platform Q, a system that uses artificial intelligence and contextual understanding to interact with customers using ElliQ.

Product

The product comes with the ElliQ body that has three points of movement and LED lights. There is a base containing a speaker and microphone that supports the device and acts as a charger as well. There is a separate screen on the device that also contains cameras. Users need a high speed WIFI internet connection and a power outlet to use the device.

Customers using the device can conduct video calls and messaging with other people in addition to its photosharing feature. Users can access cognitive games, videos, and music. There is a question and answer feature that can keep the customer engaged in communication. There is also a calendar and reminder feature designed to aid its elderly audience in remember appointments or medications.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Dor Skuler

CEO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

ElliQ Social Companion Robot Aimed at Elders Now Available for Preorder

Eugene Demaitre

Web

January 17, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Staying Engaged with ElliQ

January 7, 2019

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Kate Knibbs
June 22, 2020
Wired
It's hard to replace human contact. But during a pandemic, robots can help patients fight off feelings of isolation and despair.
Frederic Lardinois
February 13, 2020
TechCrunch
Intuition Robotics, the company best known for its ElliQ robot, a digital home companion for the elderly, today announced that it has raised a $36 million Series B round co-led by SPARX Group and OurCrowd. Toyota AI Ventures, Sompo Holdings, iRobot, Union Tech Ventures, Happiness Capital, Samsung Next, Capital Point and Bloomberg Beta also participated [...]

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