ElliQ Blog

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January 31, 2019

Intuition Robotics' Newest Team Member: Assaf Gad, VP of Strategy

by Dafna Presler

As we explore ways in which proactive AI-powered interactions and multi-modal interfaces can enhance user experiences, we are thrilled to announce our newest team member: Assaf Gad, VP of Strategy. With Assaf’s background in utilizing innovative technologies to create one-of-a-kind user interactions, the possibilities for Q are truly endless.

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January 17, 2019

Our Beta Testing Journey

by Intuition Robotics Team

Since winning the Best of Innovation Award last year at CES, our team has worked with older adults in the Bay Area, carefully overseeing the interactions our users had with ElliQ in order to ensure the product creates as positive an impact as possible. In this post, we detail some of our learnings from the process. 

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January 06, 2019

The Wait is Over! Become the first to get an ElliQ.

by Intuition Robotics Team

It’s with great excitement that I write this post.Our amazing team at Intuition Robotics has been working hard for 3 years to bring you ElliQ, and today we have some big news. We’re proud to share with you that ElliQ is available for pre-order with limited availability.

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August 28, 2018

Loneliness and Aging: An Issue We Must Not Ignore

by Dafna Presler

What do we talk about when we discuss aging? More often than not, the conversation goes straight into healthcare – with aging inherently comes the decline of our physical and mental health, and our system, be it government or private, has always worked to address these issues. Loneliness is a largely underestimated issue among older adults that simply cannot be ignored.

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August 06, 2018

Designing with Expression in Mind

by Intuition Robotics Team

In this upcoming series of blog posts we’d like to introduce you to the team members of Intuition Robotics and show you the processes, tools and principles that go into building ElliQ from the inside, out. In this post, our design innovation researcher, Shlomi Azulay will take you behind the scenes of how we are creating multi-modal expressions for ElliQ.

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July 05, 2018

Welcome Jody Holtzman to the Intuition Robotics team!

by Dafna Presler

We’re honored to welcome Jody Holtzman as a strategic advisor to the team. For the past 12 years, Jody has worked in the field of aging through his role as SVP of Market Innovation at AARP. We sat down with Jody to discuss his work in the field, how the for-profit marketplace around aging has evolved, and where he sees the industry moving with new technologies.

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October 29, 2017

Believe it or not: Older Adults WANT to use Technology!

by Intuition Robotics Team

During my years of working with older adults, I never gave much thought to their views and feelings about technology. There was always something more urgent to tend to. But ever since I started working at Intuition Robotics, I've researched the topic thoroughly, and came to one conclusion: older adults want to use technology.

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September 19, 2017

Designing ElliQ, Part II: The Detachable Screen

by Intuition Robotics Team

In the second part of our designing ElliQ series, we'll explain why we view ElliQ's screen as a detachable body part.

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August 06, 2017

Founder Update - On Our Journey

by Intuition Robotics Team

This is an exciting time for us at Intuition Robotics.  We would like to share a status update on where we are in 3 main topics. 1. Our progress from a prototype to a product. 2. User trials. 3. Funding.

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July 06, 2017

Designing ElliQ, Part I: Name and Face

by Intuition Robotics Team

In a series of blog posts to come, we’d like to further introduce you to ElliQ, our active aging companion. In this series, we’d like to share a few aspects about ElliQ that will help you get to know her better: why she looks the way she looks, the depth of her personality, the meaning behind her moves and motions, and more. In this first post we’ll dive into the thought behind the name “ElliQ” as well as into the design of her face.