09 août 2014

Therapy by robots : children play angry birds with them

The use of robots to treat children with psychiatric disorders is not new. But researchers wanted to try an experiment by reversing the roles with a touch pad and app Angry Birds, they let the child tell the robot how to play the game. A tablet and Angry Birds, and now children with mental disorders are able to put themselves in the shoes of a programmer robots. A team of researchers at the Georgia Tech Institute, headed by Pr. Ayanna Howard, has developed a tool for rehabilitation of children with disabilities. L’utilisation des... [Lire la suite]