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Jibo 7-Minute Workout is Your In-Home Personal Trainer
A developer has built a "7-Minute Workout" skill for Jibo that gives the social robot the ability to be your personal trainer at home. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotCute Robots Rule at Ceatec 2016
At Ceatec 2016, Japan's biggest technology show, global brands such as Toyota, Sharp and Fujitsu were drawing crowds with their latest robots. Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums · Personal Robots · Robot Fun · Robot ToysRobot Dog Wants to Comfort Lonely Seniors
Hasbro's new Companion Pet Golden Pup is a golden retriever robot dog that hopes to be your grandparent's new best friend. At $120, your lonely loved ones interact with the Companion Pet Golden Pup by talking to it, which causes the robot dog to look at you and make "puppy-like noises." Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Robot Toys15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016
Pitchfire, the "Shark Tank" of robotics, gives 15 robotics startups two minutes to tell a live panel of judges and attendees how their product will be a disruptive technology. Here's a sneak peek at each finalist. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · DronesJibo Shipping Pre-launch Models in November
Pre-launch versions of Jibo the social robot will start shipping to backers in November on a first-ordered, first-received basis. The hardware will be finalized on the pre-launch version of Jibo, but the software will not be finalized. No timeframe was set for when fully-functioning Jibo will ship. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotJibo SDK Demos Kitchen Assistant Skill
A developer demos the Jibo Kitchen Assistant skill to show how the social robot can help you become a master chef. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotJibo Shouldn’t be Given up on Just Yet
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. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotAmazon Echo: Virtual Assistant or Government Spy?
Even if Amazon Echo is secure, many IoT devices are not. Some security experts are concerned about hacking, government access and who exactly is receiving all this consumer data. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotJibo Won’t Ship Outside US, Canada
The social robot Jibo won't be available outside the US and Canada anytime soon due to "performance latency issues." Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotPepper Robot Goes to Work in US
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. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotBuddy Companion Robot SDK: Hands On
Blue Frog Robotics demos its software development kit and how to create apps and skills that will make Buddy the companion robot smarter. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotPepper Robot Goes on Sale in Taiwan
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? Household · Personal RobotsJibo Preparing New Pre-sale of Social Robot
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. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotHere Come the Robot Shopping Carts
Walmart and Five Elements Robotics are building the Dash robot shopping cart that can map your route through Walmart, check you out, and carry everything to your car. Household · Personal Robots · Shopping AssistantSparksfly for Jibo Brings Voice Control to Social Media
Sparksfly for Jibo allows you to read, post, like and dislike social media content by simply having a conversation with Jibo. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot
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Toyota’s third-generation humanoid robot, the T-HR3, uses a force feedback-enabled control...
WPI Robot Could Inspect Jet Engines for GE Aviation
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is building a robot designed to aid human inspectors...
3 Reasons Flying Cars are Impractical & Unnecessary
The dream of personal aerial transport appears tantalizingly within reach, as investors...
3 Ways AR/VR Are Improving Autonomous Vehicles
A lot of work still needs to be done before we start...