IROMEC

2007 - PRESENT

IROMEC

INTERACTIVE ROBOTIC SOCIAL MEDIATORS AS COMPANIONS
Iromec is a robot companion that promotes play for physically and cognitive impaired children, in particular autistic, motor impaired and mild cognitive impaired childern.
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The robot can engage in a number of play scenarios like cause and effect games, coordination games, sensory stimulation games, pretend play, imitation games, with defined educational and therapeutic objectives. The games are enabled by the use of a mobile platform and a set of coated modules embedding smart materials.

PROFACTORS: Austrian Research Centers (ARC), University of Hertfordshire, Robosoft SA, Vilans, University of Siena, Università della Valle d'Aosta, Toy Research Institute, Risoluta S.L.L.

SPONSORED BY: EU Specific Targeted Research Project IST-FP6-045356