Dive into our FAQs to learn more about COBY's features, development, and how you can be part of our journey towards innovative support for children with chronic health conditions.

What is COBY and how does it help children with chronic health conditions?

COBY is an innovative AI-powered companion designed to support children with chronic health conditions. It offers personalized emotional support, practical tips for daily living, accessibility assistance, and a connection to a community of peers. By understanding and adapting to each child's unique needs, COBY helps alleviate feelings of isolation and empowers children to manage their condition more effectively.

How does COBY's technology work?

COBY uses advanced generative AI technology to interact with users. It learns from user interactions to provide tailored advice and support. The AI model is fine-tuned to each user's medical condition, age, and personality, ensuring relevant and empathetic interactions. Additionally, COBY integrates with various digital channels and devices for a seamless user experience.

Is COBY suitable for all ages and types of chronic health conditions?

COBY is designed to cater to a wide age range and diverse types of chronic health conditions. Its adaptive AI model allows it to provide support tailored to the specific requirements of different age groups and conditions. However, we recommend consulting with a healthcare professional to determine if COBY AI is suitable for your specific situation. Some of the chronic conditions that COBY helps with may include but are not limited to:

  • Disabilities like visual impairments and deafness.
  • Chronic pain conditions such as backpain, fibromyalgia, and arthritis.
  • Long-term illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, and respiratory disorders.
  • Neurological disorders, including multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
  • Mental health conditions and the emotional impact of living with chronic diseases.
How does COBY ensure the privacy and security of its users?

User privacy and data security are top priorities for COBY. We adhere to strict data protection policies and employ advanced security measures to safeguard user information. All personal data is encrypted and handled in compliance with legal standards. COBY does not share personal information without explicit user consent.

Can COBY be used as a substitute for professional medical advice?

No, COBY is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It is designed to offer supplementary emotional support and practical day-to-day living advice. For any medical-related questions or concerns, we strongly advise consulting with a qualified healthcare professional.

How can parents and caregivers be involved in the COBY experience?

Parents and caregivers play a crucial role in the COBY experience. They can assist in setting up the user profile and personalizing COBY's interactions to suit the child's needs. Additionally, COBY provides features for parents and caregivers to monitor interactions and progress, ensuring that the support provided aligns with the child's overall care plan. We also encourage parents and caregivers to participate in the COBY AI community for additional support and resources.

What makes COBY different from other health or educational apps for children?

COBY stands out due to its personalized AI-driven approach, specifically tailored for children with chronic health conditions. Unlike general health or educational apps, COBY focuses on practical day-to-day advice, emotional support and fostering a sense of community among its users. It's not just an app or toy; it's a companion that evolves with the child's needs and provides support that extends beyond mere information and entertainment.

How can I get COBY for my child or recommend it to someone?

As COBY is currently in its prototype phase, we are inviting beta testers to experience and provide feedback on our AI model. The full app development is scheduled to start in 2024, followed by the development of the physical toy. If you're interested in becoming a beta tester or staying informed about our progress, please follow us on social media.

Is there a community or support group for COBY users?

Yes, we are establishing a community for COBY, which will serve as a platform for potential users, caregivers, and enthusiasts to connect, share experiences, and receive updates about our progress. Members of this community will have the opportunity to be among the first beta testers of our COBY model. Soon you will be able to join. Follow us on social media to stay updated.

What are the future plans for COBY development and expansion?

Our plans for COBY involve continuous improvement of the AI model to enhance personalization and effectiveness. We are also exploring additional features like multi-language support, wider age range adaptability, and integration with more digital platforms. COBY targets first the German Market. Expansion into new markets and collaborations with healthcare and educational institutions are also part of our roadmap to make COBY accessible to more children worldwide.