Robot roundup from CES 2017
According to the International Robotics Foundation, 35 million service robots will be sold by 2018. And at CES 2017, dozens of them are parading around for attention. Want to see what they look like? Check out TechRepublic's photos.
Kuri, an intelligent, home robot comes from Mayfield Robotics. Designed by a former Pixar animator, this 20-inch tall, 14-pound robot has expressive eyes, which have a built-in HD camera to capture photos and videos, recognize faces, and monitor your home. Kuri also has a high-tech microphone and sensors for detecting objects. He is battery operated, and comes with a charging station.
Also see: CES 2017: Robots of the future
Image: Mayfield Robotics
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