What is included in our research?

We currently have funding to meet 11 objectives that were established at the start of our research period. We welcome your feedback and comments. (Put notes on the team members who are responsible for each objective and then we can link back to meet the team page).

Westernizing the robot's dialog

Adding older health related functions

Adding new robotic capabilities for example, based on technologies such as augmented reality

Standardizing robotic software systems

Integrating health IT systems with the URC networked services for robots

Studying psychological/cognitive effects and affects of the robot in a clinical sitting

Optimizing the robots and environment

Testing the robot systems within an aged care facility

Identifying social and ethical considerations

Identifying risks


Validating the economic assumptions