Robotics in Healthcare

A Future Made

13-10-2021 • 30分

In episode 2 of ‘A Future Made’, a new podcast series by Heriot-Watt University; Anna Ploszajski and Robbie Armstrong discover how robot chitchat is being used to distract patients from the stress of hospital waiting rooms. Stepping into the Heriot-Watt University Robotics labs, they meet robots Pepper and Miro, and humans Assistant Professor of Computer Science Christian Dondrup and Assistant Professor Mauro Dragone, who are together breaking new ground in ‘Robotics in Healthcare’. The series showcases Heriot-Watt University’s innovative work in science, business, technology, design and engineering - which is helping to change the future, solve the problems of today, and make an impact on the global stage.