Responsive Autistic Children Robot Toy Invention – Auti

Innovative training toy for autistic children, designed to develop positive play behaviors. Called as Auti, this responsive robot toy contains a number of programmable sensors that can detect touch and sound. This autistic children toy will shutdown if the children act any negative behaviors, such as screaming, hitting, etc. And the toy will quickly respond with movement if there is positive interaction, such as speaking gently or stroking. With this toy, autistic children can learn how to interact with others properly. The sensors can be adjusted appropriate with child character. This inventive autistic toy suitable from 6 months age. Has fluffy appearance with four legs. Designed and built by Helen Andreae.

Read article from Victoria University here.

A video of how Auti works

Auti from Helen Andreae on Vimeo.


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