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GiraffPlus is funded by the European Community's Framework Programme Seven (FP7) under contract #288173. FP7 - ICT - Challenge 5: ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance. Duration: 01.01.2012 to 31.12.2014

2014-07-23 GiraffPlus on CNC, Reuters and New York Times

Lately GiraffPlus has appeared in several major news channels. CNC (a 24 hour global English-language Chinese news channel) and Reuters requested to interview and take shots in the home of Nonna Lea.

Featured also in the video on CNC was Paul Timmers, Director of the Sustainable & Secure Society Directorate in DG CONNECT of the European Commission. Paul spent positive words in favor of the project and told about his expectations with respect to the commercialization of the GiraffPlus system.

CNC video and article are available here.

Reuters video is available here and here.

On July 19th, GiraffPlus was also featured in an article in New York Times. The article "The Future of Robot Caregivers" mentions GiraffPlus as one of the examples of such care.