- There is demand for robot friends, appeared earlier this year from the sales success of the Pepper- robot from the Japanese telecom giant Softbank. Now there is a little more modest, with the Communication Robot also Japanese MJI.
The robot is the size of an average kettle and is ovoid. There is a 5 inch large screen mounted on showing normally two eyes that give the device some personality. However, it is also possible, for example to display the weather, or other information on it again.The Communication Robot can be connected to the Internet via WiFi or 4G and can be controlled via voice commands. Thus, it is possible to send instant messages with them, but also a bubble may be committed.The robot is primarily intended for the elderly. He can also clear the status of a user in the monitor, and if necessary switch on the emergency itself. How to check exactly that status is unclear.The robot comes in the first quarter of 2016 in Japan on the market, but MJI has plans for an international launch.