Sony Launched a New Aibo Pet Robot. Japanese electronics giant Sony’s Aibo pet is making a return after more than a decade away. In 1999, the original dog-like robot was launched by Sony. New models were released every year until 2005. So, the company has resurrect its iconic robot pet brand with a brand new model called “Aibo”.
Sony Claims that “Aibo” is:
“capable of forming an emotional bond with members of the household while providing them with love, affection, and the joy of nurturing and raising a companion.”
Sony Launched a New Aibo Pet Robot
For the reader’s information AIBO a Japanese word which means pal or partner, is a series of robotic pets manufactured by Sony. It comes with artificial intelligence and internet capability.
Sony’s ” Aibo” dog is an ivory -white cute puppy. Its size is 30 centimeter. It has flapping black ears and a wagging tail. Aibo has the ability to roll its eyes to display emotions. Other than that it comes with cameras , microphones, boasts internet connectivity and an array of sensors. It also allows owners to play with the pet remotely trough smartphone.
New Aibo is powered by AI and is also connected to the cloud. As discussed before that the first generation of Aibo was rolled out in June 1999, that time 3000 Aibo dogs were sold out just in 20 minutes while the price was 250,000 yen.
The Aibo is an expensive robot. The new Aibo is launched in Japan and is available to pre-order. It costs 198,000 yen, or about $1,700, as well as the monthly subscription.
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