Sony opts for artificial intelligence to bring Sony’s Aibo robot dog back from death
Sony’s Aibo robot dog has the ability to form an emotional bond, as he has adaptable behavior
Sony’s Aibo robot dog is coming back, as Japanese firm has announced to resurrect their cute and iconic pet robot.
Sony killed off its robot dog back in 2006 but after a decade has decided to bring it back, with the brand new model.
Now the robot is engineered with artificial intelligence and has the capability of bringing fun and joy to the household.
According to Sony, Aibo is a tender companion and can form an emotional bond with the entire family and give them love and affection.
The new Aibo comes with the most advanced AI technology, which enables him to learn new tricks.
It has adaptative behavior and can quickly learn to interact with its owner and surroundings.
Aibo has ultra-compact actuators, which allows its body to move freely along 22 axes.
The eyes have OLED panels to express a range of emotions and expressions.
With the three hour recharge time, it has the battery life of around two hours.
This pet robot utilizes deep learning technology to analyze the sounds and images that he receives through its sensors.
With the help of cloud data, it enhances its functionality after learning from the experience of other Aibo units and owners.
Its eyes are fisheye cameras that are programmed with simultaneous location and mapping (SLAM) technology.
Aido also has:
- A front Camera
- A Speaker
- Four microphones
It has an amazing ability to detect words of affection and smile. With its head sensors, Aido will also respond to petting and scratching
This robot communicates over LTE or 802.11b/g/n WiFi. It has a SIM card slot.
Price of Aibo robot:
Sony will make Aibo available for sale in January, but only in Japan. It will cost 98,000 yen($1,700).
Additionally, customers also have to pay for a basic three-year subscription plan, either $790 up front or $26 a month.