Thinking that cyborgs or the movie AI is just fiction? Well it might be coming sooner than expected.
With home automation system becomes more and more popular, developers are finding ways to create a social robot, which behave and look more familiar to human beings. This year will be the introduction to the rise of Home Robots, as people gain acceptance. I have listed a few of the more popular social home robots. Here are some clips for some introduction.
- Jibo-Social Family Robot
- Echo – Amazon’s Home Assistance
- Ubi – Voice of the Internet
- Romo – Robot Friend for Kids
Comparing most popular Family Robots
These products all have the weirdest names, perhaps not wanting to offend any human names. All these technology mentioned in the summary table is already available in our smartphones. They only have the extra convenience NOT to pick up the phone and press the mic button. They are always hearing and give you the extra convenience anytime you want something. Jibo and Romo have the extra mobility to move about and recognize faces.
These home robots might seem useful and friendly as they introduced it. However, will they invade our home privacy and the beginning of social issues? Listen up for the Part 2 of my upcoming posts