Weight loss robot, MIT, USA

Weight loss robot, MIT, USA

T280/0254 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 34.9MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Weight Loss Robot


Caption: Weight-loss robot coach. Group of weight-loss robot coaches, known as Autom, with body casing removed. This robot was created by US engineer Cory Kidd, a Ph.D. graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, and founder of robotics company, Intuitive Automata. Autom is an interactive robot designed to advise and encourage users on their daily weight-loss regime. It has speech recognition sensors and cameras to detect the person. Users can talk directly to Autom or input their weight, diet and exercise data into the robot via the computer panel on the front. Autom responds with vocal encouragement. Experiments showed that robot users stayed on their weight-loss program nearly twice as long as dieters who used traditional computer programs or hand-written logs. Autom will be available for purchase in 2009.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 21st century, american, android, artificial intelligence, autom, computer, consumer robot, cory kidd, diet coach, dieting coach, engineering, four, head, heads, high-tech, human-robot interaction, humanoid, interactive robot, intuitive automata, machine, massachusetts institute of, mit, north america, obesity control, one, personal robot, quartet, robot, robot coach, robotics, sociable robot, technological, technology, united states, us, usa, weight loss robot, weight-loss robot

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.