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Soothe the Soul / The robot pet

Soothe the Soul
Soothe the Soul

When a pet passed away, the pet owner suffers from grief. The principal idea of this design is to implant ”memory” and ”habit” into a robot pet. The pet owner can obtain transference via the interactions with the robot pet so as to soothe the soul of losing the pet.
1. Via the videos, photos, and sound files of the pet, the robot pet can imitate and perform actions, sounds, and facial expressions which are similar to the pet.
2. The robot pet can be manipulated by a smartphone.
3. There are many selections within the built-in ”Robot pet app” in the mobile phone such as to act, rest, express moods, etc.


Asia University

Asia University
Taichung City, Taiwan

Li-Chi Kao,
Asia University