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
Validating the economic assumptions