Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2021, 4(4); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2021.040410.
Beijing Guangqumen Middle School, Beijing, China
Depression is the most common depressive disorder and is also prevalent worldwide. People with depression may experience symptoms such as depressed mood, anxiety, delusions, malaise, and may even develop suicidal tendencies or behaviors. This paper expects to provide a new approach to depression counseling using robotics. With the increasing importance of robots in human life, people are beginning to pay attention to other capabilities beyond their traditional intelligence, such as empathy. Based on the field of emotional service robots, this paper designs and manufactures a service robot that can play soothing music and provide warm hugs to patients with depression, using Arduino microcontroller as the control core, and C++ programming and mechanical design techniques. The music hugging robot combines artificial intelligence with humanistic care to heal patients with music and hugs, which can alleviate patients' depression to some extent. It is believed that this technology can provide intelligent assistance to counselors and their related personnel.
depression, robot hug, music
Yuankun Dong. Music Hugging Robot Based on Arduino. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 4: 54-59. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2021.040410.
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