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EIR / Social Robot (Product)


EIR is a social buddy in the daily lives of single senior women. It creates a social connection, through speech and embodied interaction, with the senior women and walk through their days together. EIR supports them in their daily activities. EIR makes sure the seniors maintain a mentally/physically healthy and active lifestyle by keeping them company and by reducing consecutively sedentary behavior. This is done by repeatedly stimulating the seniors mentally and physically in a way a partner would normally do. By keeping them active and mentally stimulated, the senior women are able to live longer on themselves in their own comfortable home!


Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Freek Olivier,
Eindhoven University of Technology