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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 message 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.

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Date
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BioSpace
May 13, 2021
BioSpace
Intuition Robotics, developer of digital companionTM technologies, announced today that Dr. Michael Cantor, MD. has been named the first Chief Medical Officer of the company.
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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