We asked ... Philipp Mahler, Avatar Kids

"The robot facilitates and promotes the connection between children"

A robot that provides a link between hospital and classroom? The project Avatar Kids makes this possible: acutely ill children are able to actively participate in school activities with the help of a tablet computer. The teacher facilitates the communication. spoke with Philipp Mahler of Avatar Kids about the opportunities this project provides.


Photo: Philipp Mahler; Copyright: Preview

Philipp Mahler; © Preview

Photo: Robot in the middle of a chair circle; Copyright: Avatarion
Photo: Pupils welcome their friend via avatar; Copyright: Avatarion
Photo: Avatar is sitting at the place of the pupil; Copyright: Avatarion
Photo: Young boy lifts up his arm; Copyright: Avatarion
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