3Spheres Robotics Project

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Our vision is to design and prototype a Collaborative Service Robot that will help people with developmental disabilities reach their personal goals and achieve greater independence.

The core use cases are:

• Autonomous Navigation
• Human & Object Recognition
• Social Interaction
• Appointment Management (intelligent personal assistant)


Research Partners:




Video Blogs:


Aether at DDA Social Interaction Demo


Aether the robot getting to know staff at DDA
by recognizing a persons face


Robot Trial #1 at DDA Group Home


Simulation of Group Home Mapping (SLAM)


Interview with DDA’s Director of Residential Services


Mapping the DDA Group Home with Robot Prototype


Aether the robot a welcome addition to B.C. group home
Aether is capable of speaking, following orders and moving

from room to room


Care home introduces new high-tech helping hand
Care home introduces new high-

tech helping hand.


Robot lends people with disabilities a helping arm
Meet Aether, a robot helping B.C. group home residents


• Client Identification Trials and Data Collection

For more details about the project activities, see our Robotics Blog

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