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Aibo Robot Dog Returning in 2018

Sony is launching a refreshed version of its Aibo robot dog in 2018. The new Aibo will feature artificial intelligence (AI), internet connectivity, voice control, and the ability to control connected devices throughout its environment.
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Robotics Trends Giveaway: Win a $1200 FURo-i Home Robot
By RT Staff · 6 January, 2015 • Robotics Trends is giving away a $1200 FURo-i Home robot that can provide companionship with elderly people at home; can easily access messages and face-to-face video calls; can also be a playmate and a communications tool.
Samsung POWERbot VR9000 Robot Vacuum Offers 60x Cleaning Power
By Steve Crowe · 6 January, 2015 • Samsung's POWERbot VR9000 robot vacuum features CycloneForce technology that creates a strong centrifugal force that circulates dust particles through the inner chamber so dirt and debris is separated from the air and sieved into the outer chamber. As a result, the filter is kept clean, which lessens clogging over time.
CES: 8 Robots to Simplify Everyday Life
By RT Staff · 5 January, 2015 • The 2015 International CES features practical robots for home, fun and getting things done.
Nanda Home Tocky Robot Alarm Clock
By RT Staff · 29 December, 2014 • The Tocky robot alarm clock from Nanda Home is the deluxe version of the Clocky. Tocky has all the same features, plus it's outfitted with a microphone and can upload MP3s.
Nanda Home Clocky Robot Alarm Clock
By RT Staff · 29 December, 2014 • Nanda Home's Clocky is a robotic alarm clock on wheels that runs away beeping. You can snooze one time, but if you don't get up, Clocky will jump off of your nightstand up to 3 feet high, and run around your room as if looking for a place to hide.
Grillbot Automatic Grill Cleaning Robot
By RT Staff · 29 December, 2014 • The steel-brushed Grillbot moves around the grill for a set amount of time, regulating its speed and direction automatically, all the while cleaning the bars of your grill. The Grillbot is designed to work on a gas or charcoal grill, and will clean a hot (up to 250 degree) or cold grill surface.
Monsieur Robot Bartender
By RT Staff · 29 December, 2014 • The Monsieur artificially intelligent robot bartender can mix thousands of drinks all with the swipe of a finger. Monsieur can interface with home automation networks to determine who is home and connect to users. Monsieur is connected to our cloud-based servers in order to receive new cocktail updates and theme packages and get recommendations from Monsieur peer network.
Budgee Robot Assistant
By RT Staff · 29 December, 2014 • Five Elements Robotics’ Budgee is a friendly robot assistant designed to follow you and carry your stuff. It weighs just 20 pounds and can lug 50 pounds of stuff. It also easily folds up, runs up to 10 hours on a charge and is rain-resistant.
Tango E5
By RT Staff · 27 December, 2014 • The TANGO E5 autonomous mower is designed to maintain your lawn automatically, meaning you can enjoy the more important aspects of life.
Amazon Echo
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • Amazon Echo is designed around your voice. It's always on - just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more. Echo begins working as soon as it detects the wake word. You can pick Alexa or Amazon as your wake word. Echo is also an expertly tuned speaker that can fill any room with immersive sound.
Aldebaran NAO Robot
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • NAO is a humanoid robot, intended to be a friendly companion around the house. He moves, recognizes you, hears you and even talks to you! Since 2006, he has been constantly evolving to please, amuse, understand and love you. In short, to one day become your friend.
Yujin iClebo POP Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • The Yujin iClebo POP robot vacuum uses a 3-step cleaning process consisting of an initial random mode followed by a whirling mode that focuses on fine dust particles and areas of higher need, and concludes with a corner mode that covers the perimeter of the room.
Yujin iClebo Arte Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • The Yujin iClebo Arte robot vacuum not only vacuums floors, but it also mops floors, picking up dirt and debris that tries to stick to many floors. With smart navigation and 15 sensors to guide it, it can choose the best course of cleaning and knows to slow down when approaching walls and furniture.
Robomow RS630 Robot Lawn Mower
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • When it comes to large-scale lawns, the Robomow RS630 is ready. It Boasts top-of-the-range superior features and specifications and goes the extra mile with a remote control, for that truly luxurious mowing experience.
Husqvarna Automower 230 ACX
By Steve Crowe · 19 December, 2014 • Gone are the days when the lawnmower was something hidden away in the garage. Robotic mowers stay out on the lawn in all seasons and become a part of the garden.

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