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Jibo Delayed Until October 2016 Timeframe
Jibo has been delayed again until the October 2016 timeframe. The social robot's hardware and system software is mature and reaching its final state, but it needs more time for practicing its skills and getting better at talking with users.
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Can Pepper Solve Japan’s Repeat Offender Crisis?
A Tokyo half-way house will use Pepper humanoid robots to mentor ex-cons in hopes of preventing them from committing future crimes.
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Watch Jibo Control Philips Hue Smart Lights
A new Jibo skill allows the social robot to work with the Philips Hue API to control lighting with the home.
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Jibo Tests Sound Localization
Jibo creator Cynthia Breazeal demonstrates sound localization that allows the social robot to recognize where a sound is coming from and turn towards that sound.
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Watch Jibo Order a Pizza
Jibo orders a pizza and even reminds the user that her son is allergic to one of the toppings. The social robot's pizza-ordering application was built by an internal developer using the Jibo SDK.
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Amazon Echo Adds Capitol One Banking Support
Amazon Echo continues to expand its skills, adding support for Capitol One banking that allows customers to use their voice to pay credit card bills, check balances, and more.
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Aido Robot is Your Friendly Smart Home Hub
The Aido personal robot from InGen Dynamics has an interactive projector system, advanced speech recognition, face detection, object recognition, scene recognition and more.
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Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses the same voice recognition as Amazon Echo.
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Amazon Tap
Amazon Tap is part of the Alexa family. Tap has the same tower-like form factor as Amazon Echo, but it’s cordless, has a 9-hour battery life and can be easily moved around your home
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Amazon Alexa Expands Smart Home Voice Controls
Amazon Echo Dot and Amazon Tap are two new Alexa-enabled devices designed to be the voice-controlled back-end for everything in a smart home.
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5 Robots Seeking Your Crowdfunding Support
A roundup of the hottest robotics projects currently raising money on Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
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Amazon Echo Voice Commands Control Ecobee3 Thermostat
The Ecobee3 is the first thermostat to directly integrate with Amazon Echo, allowing you to set specific temperatures or just turn up the heat with simple voice commands.
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Week in Review: Google Self-Driving Cars are Legal Drivers
A look at the week's top consumer robotics stories, including Google's self-driving cars becoming legal drivers and the FAA shrinking the DC no-drone zone.
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Robit Home Robot Uses Apps to Help Around the House
Robit is a friendly home robot designed to help you around the house. Robit is built on an open-source platform and will have an app store where you can purchase custom apps.
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1,000 Buddy Companion Robots Available for Pre-order
Blue Frog Robotics has announced the pre-sale of 1,000 Buddy companion robots for $699, which is about 10 percent cheaper than the planned list price when Buddy ships in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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