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Samsung unveils AI-based robots at CES

All News 09:51 January 08, 2019

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday unveiled artificial intelligence health care and wearable robots that help seniors better manage their health and everyday lives.

The Samsung Bot and the Gait Enhancing & Motivating System (GEMS) were unveiled ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, which runs from Tuesday to Friday.

Developed as part of Samsung's AI project, the Samsung Bot is designed to help senior people live healthier and less stressful lives. It comes in three products -- Care, Air and Retail.

The Samsung Bot Care measures the user's blood pressure, heart rate, breathing and sleep, while notifying users when the need to take medicine.

Models showcase Samsung Electronics Co.'s AI health care robot during a press conference in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2018. (Yonhap)

It is also capable of making a call to the 119 Emergency Service and informing families in case of emergency situations for users, such as injuries from a fall or heart arrest.

Linked with several sensors in a house, the Samsung Bot Air manages the quality of indoor air.

The Samsung Bot Retail helps users at stores and restaurants by making recommendations, giving orders and helping them pay bills.

The GEMS wearable robot helps people with walking disabilities or in rehab move around more easily and quickly by easing the burden on related muscles. It can be worn on the ankle, knee or hip joint.

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