“The Age of Robots” exhibition in Hong Kong shows how interaction with a robot can brighten the day for some patients in hospitals and nursing homes. This still from a video clip shows a woman and a robot having an intimate dialogue about birds and a dream of learning to fly. Photo: Yves Gellie

How robots can make elderly patients happy captured in French artist’s Hong Kong exhibition

  • Videos and photos captured by Yves Gellie document hospital and nursing-home patients interacting with a robot that talks, plays games and dances
  • In one clip, a woman who usually does not speak chats to the robot about birds and their shared dream of learning to fly
Topic |   Ageing society

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“The Age of Robots” exhibition in Hong Kong shows how interaction with a robot can brighten the day for some patients in hospitals and nursing homes. This still from a video clip shows a woman and a robot having an intimate dialogue about birds and a dream of learning to fly. Photo: Yves Gellie
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