Aibo, the cute robot dog from Sony, will win some changes. This can make it even more attractive to the market. He will now have updates so he can act as a watchdog, from a service called “Aibo Patrol.” In this sense, its structure will be used to also recognize up to 10 faces and create internal maps of an enterprise. Already the monitoring and programming of these functions, can be done easily from a smartphone.
The new functions are the result of a partnership between Sony and Secom.
is a company specializing in security also of Japanese origin. With this, Aibo should continue to receive free updates for improvement. Without providing much detail, Sony also said in a statement that the collaboration will bring the robot dog “futuristic features and services.” The security-focused changes are planned for February 2019. It will happen at no additional cost to the pet owners. Already in June of the same year, your image storage mode will change. So that you can provide new tools for creating photo albums, for example.
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In the late 1990s, the compan created Aibo as an intelligent pet / toy. It learned new gestures and responded to orders from its owners, from sensors and advanced software. In 2018, the Japanese company relaunched the friendly technological animal with new design and skills.
Aibo will also be released in brown and white colors
The company had a commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the launch of Aibo’s recent model. There they also announced that in February it will launch its “Choco edition”. They will sell it in brown and white, referring to beagle dogs. Until then, it was only available in white-gray color.
In addition, Sony must create a promotion, in which it will be possible to acquire an additional black tail for the little animal. You can buy it for the same price as the current version. And it’s available only in Japan, from 198,000 yen, about 1,800 dollars. Unfortunately, there is no forecast for your arrival in other countries.