Podcast: Living with Personal Health Robots

Emanuele Musini, CEO of Pillo Health, joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss his Pillo health companion robot and some of the challenges and liabilities involved.


Pillo is an intelligent home health companion robot designed to manage your medications, answer your medical questions, re-order medications, send notifications to family members when medications are missed, and connect you directly with doctors.

Pillo will soon be launching a crowdfunding campaign to fund development of the home health companion robot.

Emanuele Musini, CEO of Pillo Health, joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss what it will be like to live with a companion health robot and also some of the technical and legal challenges involved. For example, how can Pillo ensure it recognizes the correct user and dispenses the proper medications?

Other topics discussed on the show include:

  • Pillo’s AI and voice technology
  • Will Pillo evolve into a full-blown social robot
  • Pillo as a whole-home health interface

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Steve Crowe · Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.
Contact Steve Crowe: scrowe@ehpub.com  ·  View More by Steve Crowe.




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