Sony launches dog-robot Aibo and depletes all of the units in pre-sale

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  • The robot is able to learn new words, gestures and orders and respond to these through a system of artificial intelligence.
  • Has a price of little more than 1.481 euros.
  • The second batch of sales will be on the 14th by a random drawing.

Aibo

Sony launched Thursday to sell its new robot pet Aibo, a dog intelligent and able to create emotional connections with human, which sold out all his stock during the pre-sale.

The first series of pets artificial has been delivered to their owners, after that wore down three rounds of pre-orders last year, explained to Efe a spokesman of the company, who would not disclose the number of units sold.

The first 30 owners of the Aibo received its robot dog at a special ceremony at the headquarters of Sony in Tokyo, in which the company wanted to celebrate their return to the world of robotics domestic after twelve years.

Aibo, an update of the pioneer robot dog that Sony released in 1999, keeps the name of its predecessor, but incorporates recent advances in robotics, including several sensors, a camera located in its nose and eyes led, all to make more natural their movements and expressions.

in Addition to giving affection to their owners, the robot is able to learn new words, gestures and orders and respond to these through an artificial intelligence system in the cloud, which will allow you to develop a unique personality, explained the company nippon.

In appearance, the new Aibo has round shaped, expressive eyes and green ears and tail-brown color, a more natural image than that of his predecessors, silvery color, and angles marked.

The pet artificial have a price of 198.000 yen (1.481 euros), not including the 90,000 yen (673 euros) that users should pay every three years to ensure that the robot is able to store knowledge in the cloud and to develop their personality. The second batch of sales will be on the 14th by a random drawing.

The company’s japanese plans also commercialize the robot in all the world, confirmed the same speaker, even though you do not yet have a scheduled date.

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Sony launches dog-robot Aibo and depletes all of the units in pre-sale
Source: english  
January 11, 2018


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