How a robot named 'Mr. Robin' is helping care for a 94-year-old grandmother Add to ...

SHARE

Replay
Reuters |
Show Description
A robot that monitors the health of elderly people living alone and allows them to have face-to-face conversations with relatives or doctors is being tested in Rome by 94-year-old Grandma Lea. The makers of the GiraffPlus system say their robot can cut medical costs and let its elderly users maintain their independence. Matthew Stock reports.

More from this section

Most Popular

Editor's Picks

Globe Shows »

Careers
Put your best foot forward with our expert advice