Paro (robot)

Known as: Paro 
Paro is a therapeutic robot baby harp seal, intended to be very cute and to have a calming effect on and elicit emotional responses in patients of… (More)
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2016
2016
High levels of stress are detrimental for optimal function. Increasingly, it has been investigated whether robots can help with… (More)
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2015
2015
Robots are being designed to provide companionship, but there is some concern that they could lead to a reduction in human… (More)
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2014
2014
The Paro seal robot resembles a baby harp seal, and has been designed as a therapeutic robot for use with older people… (More)
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2013
2013
We evaluated the seal-like robot PARO in the context of multi-sensory behavioral therapy in a local nursing home. Participants… (More)
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2013
2013
This work presents the preliminary results of an eight- week study of the seal-like robot PARO being used in a sensory therapy… (More)
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2011
2011
This paper examines the ability of the Paro robot to improve the lives of elderly dementia patients by applying modern technology… (More)
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2010
2010
Robot therapy is expected to have psychological, physiological and social effects similar to animal therapy. The use of a… (More)
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2008
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2008
We used the seal robot, Paro, for therapy of patients suffering from dementia at a cortical neuron clinic. The efficacy of the… (More)
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2005
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2005
There are a growing number of robots being designed and built to interact with people in a specific setting. Our… (More)
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2003
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2003
This paper introduces PARO, a dynamic power controlled routing scheme that helps to minimize the transmission power needed to… (More)
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