Meet Jibo – The Family Robot


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Meet Jibo – friendly, helpful and intelligent social robot for the home. He can sense and respond, and learns as you engage with him.

We’re not trying to create an artificial human beings with this technology. We’re trying to create machine that kinda jive with human beings. But they are fundamentally robot – Cynthia Breazeal

Robotic startup by Cynthia Breazeal – Pioneer of Social Robotics and a MIT Professor. Jibo started out as an Indiegogo project for a robotic smart assistant that can help families.

After pulling in a whopping $3.7 million from its crowdfunding campaign – massively exceeding its $100,000 target – the company went on to land a $25.3 million funding round led by RRE Ventures in January of this year to kick things up a notch.

Jibo Tech Specs

SizeApprox. 11” tall, 6 “ base
WeightApprox. 6 lbs / 2.72 kgs
MaterialAluminum, ABS plastic, glass
  • 2 color stereo cameras

  • 360° sound localization

  • Upper Body touch sensors

  • 3 full-revolute axes

  • High resolution encoder

  • Feedback control

DisplayHD LCD touchscreen
Sound2 premium speakers
LightingFull spectrum ambient LED
LanguageUS English
PowerAC adapter & Battery
PlatformEmbedded Linux-based
ProcessorHigh-end ARM-based mobile

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