Say Hello to JIBO, the World’s First Family Robot

By: | July 31st, 2014

The promo video for JIBO makes the robot look extremely promising, from taking family photos, carrying conversations, helping a child learn, videoconferencing and even showing off facial recognition capabilities.

It’s hard to tell if JIBO actually performs as well as the marketing video makes it out to but for $499, it is certainly intriguing as a intuitive family robot.

Designed by by Cynthia Breazeal, an MIT associate professor who specializes in personal robots, JIBO also has a developer kit model that gives people the capability of expanding the robot’s functions.

Marshall Smith

Technology, engineering, and design enthusiast.

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