2018 CES ‘Tech for a Better World' Award

Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, unveiled a “smart” robotic companion for children who have cancers, called My Special Aflac Duck. The company unveiled the new high-tech invention at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The social robot has already been recognized as the winner of the prestigious Tech for a Better World Innovation Award at CES 2018. This caring companion reflects Aflac’s history as a pioneer in cancer insurance and the company’s belief that children need more than medicine to help cope with the disease.

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