Amazon home robot the size of a child. What about him?
Amazon has not particularly well known in Russia, but in the US knows about it, almost everyone. Initially she studied book sales, but today it has become so big and rich that has already established its own voice assistant Alexa, and develops robots for parcel delivery. It is known that in the near future the company may start selling household robot called Vesta. Recently revealed that he would be the size of a child of five, and independently move around the house with four wheels.
The name of the robot was given not by accident - the developers named it in honor of the Roman goddess Vesta, which is considered the guardian of the hearth. The robot is unlikely to be able to wipe the dust and wash the floors, but will certainly be able to incorporate music and prompt owners to recipes, and keep the house with the integrated camera.
The best voice assistant
All of the above robot will be able thanks to the integrated voice assistant Alexa. It is very popular in the United States - in 2019 the company shared that it is embedded in over 100 million devices. Unfortunately, the American company Assistant understands commands in Russian, so we have more and more popular on Yandex Alisa.
Typically, voice assistants are set to home speakers that most of the time standing on the table. Embedding into a mobile assistant robot, the company wants to make sure that he was always close to the user. Most likely, it will be equipped with a large display, with which people can surf the Internet and communicate with their relatives via video.
We hope the robot will not look like an alarm clock Amazon Echo Spot with wheels
Home Assistant will move through the house on their own, carefully circling all the obstacles. In this he was, as well as unmanned vehicles, will help the built-in housing proximity sensors and a variety of cameras.
The large robot for home
The robot could go on sale in 2019, but while it is still being tested internally. It is known that started at the moment the preliminary version of the robot is so great that they are at the level of an adult belt. Does the company size of the robot is still unknown change.
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In general, the development of domestic robots is not confined to giants such as Amazon, but also the smaller companies. So, a group of craftsmen from Ohbot recently showed the world robot called Picoh. It is capable of almost all the way up to the execution of dances and singing songs, but its setting is so complex that it can cope with only experienced programmers.
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