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News Release 16-026 - Video

A Socially Assistive Robot for Learning a Second Language

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Tega is a new platform, developed at MIT, for research in socially assistive robotics. The Tega design expands on MIT's past work with squash-and-stretch style robots like Dragonbot but introduces new capabilities and a more robust design, with the intention of a three-month deployment for interaction with children.

Credit: Personal Robots Group, MIT Media Lab

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