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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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Jibo SDK Demos Kitchen Assistant Skill
By Steve Crowe · 26 August, 2016 • A developer demos the Jibo Kitchen Assistant skill to show how the social robot can help you become a master chef.
Jibo Shouldn’t be Given up on Just Yet
By Steve Crowe · 24 August, 2016 • If Jibo fails, it won't be because of shipping delays or cancellation of international orders. It'll be because it didn't live up to the hype it promised at the start.
Robots Will Soon be Master Sushi Chefs
By Steve Crowe · 18 August, 2016 • Watch this sushi robot make nigiri, a traditional type of sushi in which a piece of raw fish sits on rice.
Hacked Roomba is the World’s Fastest Robot Vacuum
By Steve Crowe · 16 August, 2016 • Most robot vacuums take a while to clean your house. Not this one.
Amazon Echo: Virtual Assistant or Government Spy?
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Jibo Won’t Ship Outside US, Canada
By Steve Crowe · 10 August, 2016 • The social robot Jibo won't be available outside the US and Canada anytime soon due to "performance latency issues."
iRobot Roomba 960 vs. Roomba 980: Robot Vacuum Comparison
By Steve Crowe · 4 August, 2016 • iRobot's Roomba 960 robot vacuum is a cheaper version of the Roomba 980 that launched earlier this year. Here's a comparison of the two robot vacuums.
Pepper Robot Goes to Work in US
By Steve Crowe · 3 August, 2016 • Softbank's Pepper robot will greet customers at the b8ta retail store in Palo Alto, Calif. from August 11-18 as the humanoid robot gears up for its launch in the United States.
Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum Doesn’t Faze iRobot
By Steve Crowe · 29 July, 2016 • The Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum goes on sale in the United States on August 1, 2016 for $999. iRobot, which has dominated the robot vacuum market since 2002, isn't worried about the stiff competition.
Buddy Companion Robot SDK: Hands On
By Steve Crowe · 27 July, 2016 • Blue Frog Robotics demos its software development kit and how to create apps and skills that will make Buddy the companion robot smarter.
Pepper Robot Goes on Sale in Taiwan
By Steve Crowe · 25 July, 2016 • Businesses in Taiwan can now lease Softbank's Pepper robot for two years at $836.67 per month. Does Pepper's arrival in Taiwan mean a US launch is imminent?
Jibo Preparing New Pre-sale of Social Robot
By Steve Crowe · 25 July, 2016 • Jibo sent an email asking people to confirm their spot on a pre-order waitlist, which gives those on the list the first opportunity to pre-order the social robot.
BratWurst Bot Grills Sausages Better Than You
By Steve Crowe · 19 July, 2016 • BratWurst Bot autonomously grills Sausages, scheduling the grill time, delivery and ensuring good taste. All software is based on ROS.
iRobot Enlists Amazon Web Services for Connected Robots
By RT Staff · 19 July, 2016 • Amazon Web Services will allow iRobot to provide customers with more powerful applications that process, analyze, and act on IoT data.

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