Nursing home residents dance up a storm with a robot

by Beatrice Credi - 2016.12.12
Nursing home residents dance up a storm with a robot
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Zora, is a robot that is not too tall, but who can dance “Gangnam style” like no one else. And his dance steps are famous among the residents at De Boarebreker in Ostende, Belgium. This little “humanoid” doesn’t only dance down the aisle, but also has the residents doing gymnastics and stroking him affectionately. Thanks to the latest generation of sensors, Zora can also wander freely in the hallways. The genius behind this technological jewel is the Belgian company, QBMT. In fact, Zora does not come from the Far East, but was conceived of and designed by a European researcher team, that has made sure he is also capable of listening to and responding to simple questions.

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