Jibo – intelligent home robot says goodbye to its users. He was able to recognise the humans around it and interact with them, using a rotating “head” and single large animated eye. The robot cost $900 and was a kind of stationary smart speaker. Its manufacturer was taken over by another company, which decided to shut down the Jibo’s servers.
This is one of many entertainment robots that ended their lives after a short market time. Fortunately, industrial robots are supported much longer.Continue reading “Robot spare parts and consumables availability”