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Motivational Fitness Robots

This Personal Trainer Robot Named Autom Encourages Healthy Habits

— January 23, 2013 — Tech
A little daily encouragement goes a long way and now with the Autom personal trainer robot you can get personalized advice on your fitness goals.

The Autom sits on your counter or bed side and talks to you daily about your fitness goals. It is simple to use, but actually learns about you the more you talk to it. Based on your progress, how often you talk to it and the things you say, it begins to understand more about you. As a result of this intuitive programming, no two conversations are alike.

The Autom is not in production yet, but has been developed over the last four and a half years by Cory Kidd and Bill McCord. They met at Georgia Tech over 20 years ago and since starting the company in 2008 have travelled the world meeting with investors and developers and attending conferences. They recently partnered with PCH and are now looking to be able to manufacture the Autom personal trainer in the next six months.
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