Norway’s installation at the London Design Biennale features a telepresence robot, which keeps kids in touch with the classroom if they’re off school with long-term illness.
Called AV-1, the small white robot is designed by a Norwegian start-up called No Isolation. It sits in the classroom at school so that children can receive the same teaching from their bed at home or in hospital, and can also stay connected with school friends.
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