The participating teams addressed a diverse range of challenges from mobility and fall prevention to dementia care and monitoring cardiac health.
Winning team, Botler, creates a patient-friendly autonomous transport system at Asia's first Hackathon for social robotics in eldercare.
"Much like how personal computers transformed the way people saw and used technology, Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Programme Office Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said the personal, general-purpose robots would revolutionise the way such technologies feature in people's lives." - excerpt from Channel NewsAsia article.
75 teams are competing to make the Loomo robot work for seniors: article by Engadget
CNBC interviews Steve Leonard, CEO of SGInnovate