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Robot cats, dogs and birds are being deployed amid an ‘epidemic of loneliness’

In the early 1990s, a researcher at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology began work on what would become Paro. More than 30 years after its development, the doe-eyed seal pup remains the best-known example of a therapeutic robot for older adults. In 2011, the robot reached the zenith of pop cultural […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.