Inviting human software

Anne helps people
Your companion, day and night,
Hears you, listens and replies,
Carries out your commands, patiently
Makes computers accessible for everyone

About us

Call us: +31 (0)575 787424

Let us introduce ourselves

Anne4Care is part of the company Virtask. The first Anne is created after the father of the CEO, Annemarie Johannes, had a TIA. Suddenly she was his carer. “Dad, how can I help you?” Annemarie asked him. “By making me less dependent of you!”, her father replied. Thus, she started to develop Anne, together with her father, who could tell her exactly what he wanted Anne to do for him. Her father has spent his remaining years in the way he wanted it: less independent and with dignity. He was so excited having Anne, that he became an ambassador and more and more people wanted ‘an Anne’ as well. Thus, a company was born: Virtask.

Virtask is a dynamic and innovative company that loves to bring comfort and joy to the lives of people. What drives us? Giving people control over their own lives, their independence and the ability to maintain their dignity while staying in contact with the outside world.
Physical or mental challenges, not understanding the language or the written word, can cause people to be at risk of losing their independence.


We want to ensure that no one is left out of the world of computers and internet.
Therefore, we have developed intelligent virtual assistants with use of speech recognition and artificial intelligence and fully exploit the possibilities offered by the ‘ internet of things ‘.

Proven concept

The software has been under development since 2008 and is deployed in and outside the Netherlands, as a:

  • care assistant in care institutions for the elderly and dementia patients;
  • care assistant at home for people with psychiatric or mental challenges, such as autism;
  • medical information provider for hygiene purposes and infection prevention
    receptionist and hostess for exhibitions;
  • interviewer (for elderly in care).
  • International projects

    At this moment Anne4Care participates in two important European AAL (Active and Assisted Living) projects: “My Live My Way” en “Living well with Anne”. Another AAL-project will start in January 2018. Together with several companies and labs in 6 different countries (Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the Netherlands). Each project has a duration of three years and aims to develop IoT solutions for care & cure, in which an AI (Artificial Intelligence) as Anne plays a significant role.
    The European Community likes to stimulate these kind of innovations by working together and combine strengths and knowledge. This makes it possible that Anne now is ahead of Siri, Echo etc.

    We our proud to be a part of that development.

    We work with…

    Care & Cure

    ’t Dijkhuis
    Achmea/Zilverenkruis
    De Parabool
    De Polbeek
    Den Bouw
    GGNet
    Hanzeheerd
    Het Plein Zutphen
    Isala Klinieken
    Medical Booking
    Medicine men
    Medido
    Menzis
    Obli
    Perspectief Zutphen
    Sint Maartenskliniek
    Sutfene
    TMZ
    Trajectum
    Woonstichting De Marken
    Zorggroep Apeldoorn
    Zorggroep St. Maarten
    Zozijn

    Technic

    ABB
    Alphatron
    Davinci Kapperssoftware
    Engie
    Hemmink
    Live Life
    Philips
    Zlim thuis

    Gouvernement

    AAL
    Gemeente Alkmaar
    Gemeente Deventer
    Gemeente Zutphen
    Provincie Gelderland
    Provincie Overijssel
    ZonMW

    Universities and institutes

    ACT
    Aventus
    FME
    HAN
    Maxmo
    Nyfer
    Oost NV
    PPM Oost
    Radboud Nijmegen
    RVO
    TU Delft
    UCLL
    UMC Groningen
    Universiteit Twente
    Windesheim

    Europe

    Eurapco
    Eurocarers – Association Europeene Travaillant Avec Et Pour Les Aidants Non-professionnels
    European Forum of Primary Care
    Exthex
    Fondazione Centro San Raffaele
    Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
    Goyello
    Health Valley
    I Home Lab
    Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst
    ITC CNR Area
    Khymeia
    Landesgesundheitsamt NRW
    Senior Living Group
    St. Hellef Doheem
    Stedendriehoek Innoveert
    Technische Universitaet Wien
    Terz Stiftung
    Volkshilfe Steiermark