AMIGO presented at Alpbach Forum 2019 in breakout session (19.08.2019)

Lucas Paletta (Joanneum Research DIGITAL) was a speaker in the Alpbach Forum 2019 breakout session ‘Mental and psychological disorders: New ideas for more inclusion’ and presented the Project ‘Social Assisted Robotics with Dialogue-Based Coaching for Motivation and Assessment of training activities for people with dementia (AMIGO)’. Pepper, a social assistance robot, motivates people with dementia to play and learn in a playful and fun way multimodal training. The persons concerned are accompanied in an entertaining way while the AMIGO robot is acting as a ‘Companion’ and ‘Coach’ to stimulate to become active and to enter into interpersonal interaction.