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EIR / Social Drone


EIR is a social buddy in the daily lives of single senior women. EIR can fly and creates a social connection with the senior women, through speech and embodied interaction, taking them through their days together. This 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, 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 comfortable home!


Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Freek Olivier,
Eindhoven University of Technology