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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
|Size||Approx. 11” tall, 6 “ base|
|Weight||Approx. 6 lbs / 2.72 kgs|
|Material||Aluminum, ABS plastic, glass|
|Display||HD LCD touchscreen|
|Sound||2 premium speakers|
|Lighting||Full spectrum ambient LED|
|Power||AC adapter & Battery|
|Processor||High-end ARM-based mobile|
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