HuGGler Featured in Channel News Asia (CNA)

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore is going through a time of rapid change and uncertainty in his National Day Rally speech on Sunday. He noted that artificial intelligence is taking over skilled professional jobs.

One example is the “Huggler”. The monkey-like Huggler robot is being used to help the elderly in reducing depression, and to diagnose mental conditions such as dementia.

Benefit of HuGGler

Here is a roundup of possible ways HuGGler can assist elderly. HuGGler also intends to assists healthcare givers by providing them tools to monitor the mental condition of elderly.

Benefit of the HuGGler towards elderly and also to health-care givers
Benefit of the HuGGler towards elderly and  healthcare givers

Last week HuGGler was taken by an authority for “questioning”. Hope he will be back next week to resume his duty of making people happy and comfort. More details on this incident next week. Stay tuned for more details.

Elderly having a blast interacting with HuGGler

Strait Times News Report

Thanks to Audrey Tan (reporter) and Chee Siong (photographer) for doing such a wonderful job in the interview and writing such a good article.

Not forgetting to thanks to Samuel, Veronica, Jia Hui, all the elderly and their family members from St. Lukes (Hougang) for their support.

HuGGler look forward serving you and improving the quality-of-life for all the elderly!


HuGGler on Lianhe Zaobao

HuGGler is on the printed news – Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore Chinese Newspaper)

Summary: The coverage highlighted Huggler, a latest pet robot invention by Robotics programme. The latest prototype has been on trial at the St Luke’s Elderly Care in Hougang for the past two months and have received good reviews by the seniors who have interacted with the Huggler.

News report of HuGGler on Lianhe Zaobao
News report of HuGGler on Lianhe Zaobao