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The RAPP project: robotics for social inclusion

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Information about The RAPP project: robotics for social inclusion
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Published on February 18, 2014

Author: SerenaBelligoli

Source: slideshare.net

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Our societies undergo a dramatic demographic change as the number of elderly and people requiring support in their daily life is steadily increasing. On a different front, the digital revolution creates scores of technologically illiterate people, mostly middle-aged and elderly, who are excluded from a vast array of electronic services and benefits. Socially interactive robots can help families and caregivers, by physically assisting people and functioning as a companion. Robots may also adopt the role of a friendly tutor for people who want to partake in the electronic feast and they don’t know where to start. The increasing sales figures of robots point towards a trend break for robotics.

To lower costs for developers and increase their interest in developing robotic applications, RAPP, a new research project funded by the European Commission through its FP7 programme, introduces the idea of robots as platforms.

The RAPP project will provide an open-source software platform to support the creation and delivery of robotic applications (RApps), which, in turn, are expected to increase the versatility and utility of robots. The emphasis of this project will be on applications that will enable robots to understand and respond to the intentions and needs of people at risk of exclusion, especially the elderly.
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A SOFTWARE PLATFORM TO DELIVER SMART, USER EMPOWERING ROBOTIC APPLICATIONS www.rapp-project.eu PRESENTATION TITLE Name - Organization Event Place | Date Funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union

WHY RAPP? A demographic change affects our society: elderly are steadily increasing, caregivers will not be enough. The digital revolution creates scores of technologically illiterate people. Socially interactive robots can help family and caregivers in assisting elderly and be friendly tutors for technology illiterates. Increasing robots sales figures point towards a trend break for robotics. But costs for robotic application developers need to be lowered. Event Place | Date 2

THE RAPP SOLUTION: ROBOTS AS PLATFORMS The RAPP project creates an open-source software platform to support the development and distribution of Robotic Applications (RApps) which will take into account the special needs of people at risk of exclusion, especially the elderly. The RAPP platform aspires to: Increase the versatility and utility of robots, while respecting autonomy and privacy of users. Enable and promote the use of small home and service robots as companions to our lives. Open and widen a new ‘inclusion market’ segment in Europe. Event Place | Date 3

RAPP DEMOS RAPP will develop Robotic Applications (RApps) for two robotic platforms (NAO and ANG-light) and will test the platform in up to three demo cases targeting: Technology illiterate people Mobility assistance and activity monitoring People with mild cognitive impairment NAO humanoid robot Event Place | Date ANG-light smart rollator 4

FACT SHEET AND PARTNERSHIP Project Acronym: Call Identifier: EC Directorate General: Grant Agreement: Funding Scheme: Project Duration: RAPP FP7-ICT-2013-10 DG CONNECT, Unit G4 610947 Collaborative Project 36 months (Dec.2013 - Nov.2016) Coordinator Prof. Pericles A. Mitkas CERTH mitkas@iti.gr Event Place | Date 5

A SOFTWARE PLATFORM TO DELIVER SMART, USER EMPOWERING ROBOTIC APPLICATIONS @RAAP_EU Robotics for social inclusion Thank you for your attention! www.rapp-project.eu info@rapp-project.eu Funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union

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