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Blue Frog Robotics

Blue Frog Robotics is a French start-up that has developed Buddy, "The Companion Robot Accessible to Everyone", co-founded by former CRIIF (Robotics lab) Executive Director Rodolphe Hasselvander.

Blue Frog Robotics
10 rue Coquillière
Paris, 75001

The goal at Blue Frog Roboticsis to design and develop robots that are accessible to everyone and help people live easier and safer, and have fun. BUDDY is an affordable companion robot that assists people in daily life tasks, lets them stay connected to loved ones, entertains children, serves as a home monitor, and helps seniors and less mobile people lead more independent lives. Because BUDDY is built on an open-source technology platform, developers across the world can easily collaborate to build hardware and software for it.

Blue Frog Robotics News, Products & Resources
Buddy Companion Robot SDK: Hands On
Blue Frog Robotics demos its software development kit and how to create apps and skills that will make Buddy the companion robot smarter.

5 Promising Robots for Kids with Autism
Robots are helping autistic children in ways humans can't. Here are five social robots helping autistic children become more independent by improving their motor and social skills.

1,000 Buddy Companion Robots Available for Pre-order
Blue Frog Robotics has announced the pre-sale of 1,000 Buddy companion robots for $699, which is about 10 percent cheaper than the planned list price when Buddy ships in the fourth quarter of 2016.

How Buddy Is Helping Autistic Children
Social robots like Buddy are becoming crucial technologies to help people with autism better integrate in our society

How Buddy’s Design Helps Him Engage with Your Family
Buddy's design was inspired by Wall-E, R2D2 and babies. We take a look at what went into the companion robot's personality and how he engages with families.

Buddy Robot Adds 3D Vision, Expanded Personality
Thanks to 3D vision and an enhance personality, Buddy the companion robot is going to be an even closer part of the family.

Customize Your Buddy Companion Robot with this Software Development Kit
Blue Frog Robotics has launched a software development kit and developer program for its Buddy companion robot. Developers can make the open-source robot smarter by giving him new skills, content, and features.

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