Anki has announced the new Vector Robot, ‘The Good Robot’ inspired by characters like R2-D2 from “Star Wars,” and Rosie in “The Jetsons. Anki Vector Robot is now available on Amazon which is definitely worth to buy it.
Vector will show you the weather, take photos for you, time dinner, play blackjack, and more skills are coming. Also, Vector is knowledgeable on a variety of topics. To ask Vector a question, simply say, “Hey Vector” followed by “I have a question,” and he’ll get to work on an answer.
Anki Vector Robot features;
- More than a home robot, Vector is a companion made to help and hang out.
- Powered by AI and advanced robotics, he’s alive with personality and engaged by sight, sound, and touch.
- Curious and attentive, he’s voice-activated and will answer questions, take photos for you, time dinner, show you the weather, and more. Vector voice features are currently English language only.
- The vector can independently navigate and self-charge. He recognizes people and avoids obstacles.
- Vector is an updating platform, cloud-connected via WiFi so he’s always learning and updating with new skills and features.
- Qualcomm 200 Platform – so he computes at a smartphone level
- Capacitive Touch Sensor – helps him sense being touched and held
- Beamforming 4-Microphone Array – allows him to recognize natural speech and source
- Ultra-Wide HD Camera – helps him detect motion and identify people
- 4 Drop Sensors – detects edges to help him avoid falls
- Infrared Laser Scanner – lets him track distance and map environments
- 6-Axis Inertial Measurement Unit – so he knows when he’s picked up or moved
- High-Res Color IPS Display – helps him convey a wide range of emotions
- WiFi-Enabled Cloud Connection – brings him new capabilities
Anki Vector Robot is compatible with iOS and Android devices. You can check the compatibility at anki.com/devices.
Includes 1 Vector robot, 1 Cube, 1 charger (USB power adapter not included).