Loveable Humanoids

Tue, 19 October 2021

Download 2This week 2RPH presenter Elaine Wziontek spoke to Dean Fawcett, a final year engineering student who is part of a project team developing robotic technology and interactive games to help children on the autism spectrum. Children living with autism often find it difficult to communicate and understand non-verbal cues. Yet many are predisposed to love computer games and new technologies which can lead to future careers. Enter the friendly humanoid robot, programmed to interact with endless patience, guaranteed to make learning in a therapy setting much more fun.

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