Bristol company helps children with autism learn life skills

Photo courtesy MOVIA Robotics

Meet a small, approachable robot named QT, able to show emotion thanks to a screen that represents its face.

“I am looking forward to helping kids here in Connecticut,” says the machine which is engaging and exciting children – especially those with autism.

“The robots aren’t judgmental which is good for the kids,” explains Tim Gifford of Movia Robotics, based in Bristol which develops the software for these animated humanoids.

Gifford began his work years ago – at the University of Connecticut.

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