Daily-living Virtual Assistant That Reads Emotions Being Developed for Alzheimer’s Patients

Daily-living Virtual Assistant That Reads Emotions Being Developed for Alzheimer’s Patients
Canadian researchers are working on the creation of a virtual assistant that could help people with Alzheimer’s disease do a better job of managing their daily lives. A key feature of the assistant, which scientists call [email protected], will be its ability to align its directions with a person’s emotional condition. This is an important part of social interactions with Alzheimer’s patients, because their interpretation of a situation will dictate how they respond. Researchers at the University of Waterloo, who say the assistant could be available in four years, believe it will make caregivers' work easier. “Convincing a person with Alzheimer’s disease to do something is very difficult because it depends on the person’s interpretation of t
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