As the companion robot industry grows — the robots that not only assist us with a particular task, but also exist to make us happy — it’s time to analyze exactly what makes a companion robot.  What are the secret ingredients to designing a convincing character? What are the essential principles to fully deliver on the promise of this industry to build something worthy of a truly emotional connection with a user? The most fun thing about creating a companion robot, is that you will be standing on the intersection of art, technology, and psychology. This is a unique and…

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Here’s how we should design companion robots
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