iPal 2 is designed with a friendly, non-threatening demeanor, and has multiple sensors to ensure safe human interaction. iPal 2 has a spoken language interface, facial expressions, full arm and head mobility, and the potential to sense moods. iPal 2 encourages physical activity and enables people to stay connected with their friends and the world.
iPal 2 is a fully functional humanoid robot that is 3½ ft/1.03 m tall. It has many motors, microphones, cameras, and sensors (infrared, ultrasonic, and touch) which enable iPal 2 to be aware of its surroundings and interact effectively with humans.
iPal 2 is an open, Android based system with extensions for motion, sensors and natural conversation, allowing a wealth of third-party applications to be delivered on iPal 2.
For Education, iPal 2 can be a teacher’s assistant in schools, provide personalized services to children who may need more help, and provide support for home education. iPal 2 presents educational content in an engaging manner that supports social development and encourages interest in science and technology. iPal 2 aids parents in providing their children a better quality of life and a head start in education.
For Elder Care, iPal 2 is a constant companion that supplements personal care services and has the potential to provide security with alerts for many medical emergencies. As a companion and safety monitor, iPal 2 can facilitate social interaction and companionship for seniors who may not be able to get out as much as they’d like due to physical limitations. iPal 2 can also aid in health and safety monitoring, reminding seniors to take their medication and allowing caregivers and loved ones to check in on individuals through the iPal 2 smartphone app.