A startup from Limoges called Cybedroïd has recently announced a 600,000€ fund raising to sell Leenby, a humanoid robot helping everyday life.
1,2 million old people are considered dependent in France, and there are almost 11 million caregivers among the French families… But getting older and older is not just about figures in our society anymore; it is about losing autonomy and mobilizing many caregivers. Today, it is urgent to find solutions!
On the booming market of Silver Economy, loads of startups grow and develop tomorrow’s tools to help people age well. Settled at the very heart of Toulouse’s French Tech, RoboCARE Lab is one of them, trying to innovate in order to improve the quality of life for dependent people.
GiraffPlus is a European project that combines robotics and home automation to take care of the elderly. Giraff is an assistant robot for seniors and the project allows them to get home automation equipments.
The aim is to allow the elderly living at home to be able to communicate with family, friends or with health professionals. The device might be marketed at the end of 2015.
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