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Pet Companion Robot for Visually Impaired Elderly

By Fanglin Chao

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The proposed concept serves as the middle person to feed, detect, trash collect and communicate between the elderly and the pet. Several kind of interaction mode was also proposed to fulfill the ability and living characteristics of the elderly. Although only part of function can be implemented of information technology today, it shows the pet companion robot is helpful for visually impaired elderly.


Katie Carroll

Date 2011
Pages 6
Publisher Chaoyang University of Technology
Conference Title 2011 International Conference on Advanced Information Technologies (AIT)
Language English
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Dogs
  3. Handicapped persons
  4. Human robot interaction
  5. Mammals
  6. Mobility Aids
  7. mobility impairments
  8. Older adults
  9. Pet ownership
  10. Pets and companion animals
  11. robot assisted therapy
  12. robotic animals
  13. robots
  14. Visual Impairments