Press coverage

2019

2019-02-19Evaluating robots as teachers or partners in language learning exercises
2019-02-11Framtidens jobbintervju kan ske med en robot (Swedish)
2019-01-23Furhat Robotics selected as finalist for coveted SXSW Innovation Award
2019-01-10Robot rekryterar utan magkänsla (Swedish)
2019-01-10Interviewing a social robot called Furhat on The Millennial Way Show

2018

2018-12-15The Furhat is an empathetic robot that listens to all of your problems
2018-12-15Robotics a big draw at techfest
2018-12-05Deras ai-robot rekryterar utan några fördomar (Swedish)
2018-11-29Meet the robot that trains employees by acting like an awful customer
2018-11-28Furhat, a robot with the human touch, wants to hear your woes
2018-11-24Social robot Furhat can take on multiple personalities
2018-11-24Meet Furhat: A social robot capable of taking on multiple personalities
2018-11-23Bortvald i rekryteringen? Kanske inte om en robot får bestämma (Swedish)
2018-11-23Furhat is a social robot for every situation
2018-11-21Svenska Furhat tar sin robot till marknaden: ”Explosion inom fem år” (Swedish)
2018-11-20Furhat robot aims turns to turn recruitment bias on its head
2018-11-07Svenska Furhat tar nästa kliv – nu börjar den sociala roboten säljas (Swedish)
2018-11-15New Social Robot Unveiled Live on Stage
2018-11-13Möt roboten som talar med dig (Swedish)
2018-11-13World’s most advanced AI robot that reads face expressions is stumped by BOTOX
2018-11-13Eerie lifelike robotic heads that moves, speaks and interacts with a person by reading human facial expressions is stumped by people with BOTOX
2018-11-13Robots have a diversity problem. This Swedish startup could change that
2018-11-12This robot could replace human receptionists
2018-11-09Dieses Unternehmen verpasst Robotern ein Gesicht (German)
2018-11-08Furhat Robots Have Neither Fur Nor a Hat
2018-11-08Meet Furhat, sociable robot who makes multiple expressions
2018-11-08Furhat Robotics gives AI a face with its new humanoid social robot
2018-11-09Visage à la carte pour le robot à vocation sociale (French)
2018-11-09AI bot gets human expressions and other tech news
2018-11-08Head full of expression and language chops aims to serve in business interactions
2018-11-08A Swedish Startup Company Just Unveiled an Eerily Realistic Social Robot
2018-11-08Furhat Robotics launches humanoid social robot with customisable face
2018-11-08Dieser Roboter kann jedes Gesicht annehmen (German)
2018-11-07Ce robot veut devenir votre meilleur ami (French)
2018-11-07Meet Furhat, the terrifying AI assistant with a face
2018-11-07Furhat Robotics puts a new face on AI interactions
2018-11-07Robot head is trained to move, speak and interact like a human (and can change its looks at the touch of a button)
2018-11-07This weird robotic head will be the friendly face of artificial intelligence
2018-11-07Furhat Robotics launches humanoid social robot with customisable face
2018-11-07Furhat Robotics launches humanoid social robot with customizable face
2018-11-06Här är svenska roboten som arbetstränar medarbetare (Swedish)
2018-11-06Stockholms-startup har presenterat social robot (Swedish)
2018-11-06Möt den svenska sociala roboten från Furhat – som kan tala och visa känslor (Swedish)
2018-11-06The World’s Most Advanced Social Robot is Here and You Can Choose its Face
2018-11-06Furhat Robotics’ new ‘social robot’ gives the AI assistant a face
2018-11-06Furhat Robotics gives AI a face with its new social robot
2018-11-06Social robotics platform reveals a new face for conversational artificial intelligence
2018-10-08Furhat interviewed on SVT (Swedish)
2018-10-01 Furhat will reduce discrimination in recruitment processes (Swedish)
2018-09-08 BBC Arabic’s 4Tech meet Furhat
2018-08-30 MediaMonks’ new Swedish R&D department helps Furhat Robotics
2018-08-17 TNG unveil Furhat as a robot recruiter
2018-08-09We feature in Veckans Affärer as one of the top 13 startups according to venture capitalists
2018-08-01Furhat robot trains employees in breaking bad news to customers (in Dutch)
2018-07-31 The 31 Hottest Nordic Startups to look out for in 2018
2018-05-23Are emotionally intelligent bots the future of AI? Raconteur discusses
2018-05-21Robotdalen present Furhat’s involvement at Elmia Automation
2018-05-16Furhatis named amongst Sweden’s hottest tech startups by NyTeknik
2018-05-10NyTeknik discover Furhat’s many faces
2018-05-04Socially intelligent robot steals the show
2018-04-16The Guardian delve into ‘The ghost in the machine’
2018-04-12DB Systel introduce FRAnny, an electronic robot concierge deployed in Frankfurt airport to help answers questions of passing travelers
2018-04-11Frankfurt Airport deploy Furhat (In German)
2018-04-09Halmstad University use Furhat to assist students with dyslexia in reading text (Swedish)
2018-04-02Den Norske Bank (DNB)are working on developing digital customer service solutions, with Furhat at the forefront2017-11-27
2018-03-23Furhat features in FutureTravelX as one of 17 solutions that has the potential to transform the everyday traveler’s airport experience
2018-03-20Expo News discuss the top conference and exhibitor updates from the Passenger Terminal Expo 2018, featuring FRAnny the robot
2018-03-11Dagens Nyheter meet Furhat and discuss FRAnny the robot
2018-03-09Robot teaches SFI students Swedish
2018-02-28Inc. Magazine delve into the task of building AI systems without implicit biases
2018-01-27Forbes analyses therelaxed “human” quality that sets Furhat apart from all other robots on the market
2018-01-22BBC Look North interview Durham University on how they are pinning their hopes on Furhat to help autistic children improve their confidence
2018-01-10Electronic Tidningen interview our co-founder, Gabriel Skantze, about the capabilities of present day social robots

2017

2017-11-27The Mail Online brings Furhat into the spotlight in the UK
2017-11-27Furhat Robotics says ‘hello’ to the acceptable face of artificial intelligence
2017-09-21Forbes writes that Disney And Intel Are Looking For Growth From This Stockholm Social Robot Maker
2017-09-14Balderton Capital announce lead role in $2.5m seed round
2017-09-14Daniel Waterhouse (Balderton Capital VC) expresses his excitement at the opportunity of working alongside Furhat Robotics
2017-09-14NewsCenter.io – Disney Bets on Furhat: The Social Robotics Company Closes $2.5M
2017-09-14TechEU announces that Furhat Robotics raises $2.5 million
2017-09-14KTH Company Furhat Robotics raises $2.5m in seed round
2017-08-22SverigesRadio discussing the future of voice communication at Interspeech 2017
2017-08-17Interspeech 2017 on communication between man and machine
2017-08-15Globalme list Furhat Robotics in top 5 companies to meet at Interspeech 2017
2017-07-07Lugn&Ro develops upon Furhat for healthcare applications
2017-03-16New Scientist feature Furhat’s observations on participation inequalities
2017-01-03Furhat featured in Daily Planet at Discovery Channel

2016

2016-11-11Face before screen – KTH Magazine (in Swedish)
2016-10-21Furhat wins EdTech Startup Awards 2016! (in Swedish)
2016-09-26Furhat showcases its AI platform IP EXPO Nordic
2016-09-12Furhat Robotics – The human face of AI visits Silicon Valley with EIT Digital
2016-09-08Furhat is attending Interspeech 2016. See you there in September!
2016-08-25Ruptly TV – Social Robot designed to recognize very early stages of Alzheimer
2016-08-20Furhat featured in an article at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation
2016-07-17Furhat in Veckans Affärer “När kan vi robotisera Per Schlingmann?” (in Swedish)
2016-07-11Social Robot to Help Senile Swedes Struggling With Dementia – Sputnik International
2016-07-07Furhat in Swedish newspaper DN about dementia (in Swedish)
2016-07-04Furhat showcases its first robot replica of a Swedish minister – featured in Expressen TV (in Swedish)
2016-06-14Interview with Furhat’s CEO Samer Al Moubayed in cover article in Entreprenör Magazine (in Swedish)
2016-05-19Furhat as a tool for socialauxiliary means and rehabilitation – Neuroförbundet (in Swedish)
2016-05-13Furhat is picked up by Trendhunter
2016-05-13Furhat is picked up byFPSK, an innovation insight newsletter
2016-05-11Furhat featured in the We First blog
2016-05-04Furhatfeatured in the South Korean newswebsiteViva 100 (in Korean)
2016-04-29Furhat is featured in thechinese blog Robot Mocha (in Mandarin)
2016-04-27Bloomberg’s Ashlee Vance meets Furhat as one of top tech startups outside Silicon Valley
2016-04-27
Furhat is featured in Tech.Mic, commenting on uncanny valley
2016-04-03Furhat moves into Fryshuset gymnasium
2016-03-14Forbes delve into how human-robot relationships are changing
2016-01-29Article in “Svenskt Näringsliv” about Furhat’s flagship project in schools (in Swedish)
2016-01-27Children say hello to their new teaching assistant
2016-01-08Furhat becomes school children’s future homework aid

2015

2015-12-09Samer Al Moubayed, Furhat’s CEO wins Stockholm Most Enterpreneurial Person award
2015-11-30Furhat talking to its makers at the London Science Museum
2015-11-24Swedish schools to use Furhat in different activities
2015-11-23Swedish schools get robot as a teacher (Swedish)
2015-11-23Furhat becomes assistant teacher in Swedish schools (Swedish)
2015-11-23Furhat as a teacher at Fryshuset, Stockholm – Buzzter (in Swedish)
2015-10-21Furhat visits the KTH library in Stockholm
2015-09-22Furhat is interviewing two astronauts at Fryshuset in Stockholm
2015-06-26Meet Furhat at Almedalsveckan 2015
2015-06-17VA.se interviews CEO Samer Al Moubayed on the story of Furhat
2015-04-21Furhat is used in applied research for interaction with smart homes

2014

2014-10-27Come meet Furhat at the Swedish Museum of Science and Technology
2014-09-21Furhat is covered on the KTH newspage
2014-06-11Furhat in Aftonbladet – Robots can take over our jobs