Asus at its pre-Computex 2016 ‘Zenvolution’ event, other than launching the ZenFone 3 collection of smartphones and a lineup of laptops/ hybrids, additionally unveiled its first family robot – Zenbo.
The Asus Zenbo, consistent with the Taiwanese customer electronics massive, is meant to “offer help, enjoyment, and companionship to families”. The organisation says the robotic has the ability to transport independently and recognize spoken instructions.
The business enterprise provides that even as is Zenbo is designed to cope with the needs of each member of the family, it has specific capability for senior circle of relatives individuals, assisting protect their health and join them to the digital world. The Zenbo will provide spoken reminders of vital information, such as medical doctor’s appointments, medication, and even exercise schedules.
As for connecting own family participants to the digital world, the Zenbo enables make video calls, use social media and purchasing sites, and even watch streaming films and tv shows, all the use of voice instructions and guided help.
The robotic additionally monitors the residence for any emergency situation, consisting of a fall, and will notify targeted circle of relatives individuals in case of such an event. individuals who reply to the notification will get the ability to manipulate the Zenbo, making it pass nearby the fallen member and use the digicam to take a better appearance.
As for children, the Zenbo is meant to behave like a playmate and inform interactive audiovisual memories, play academic video games, or even regal them with their preferred songs, dancing along. It additionally bears an interactive encyclopedia.
sooner or later, the Asus Zenbo robot is likewise intended to help hook up with clever home and conventional domestic appliances, and allow users to manipulate them.
Zenbo features its own app atmosphere, and the corporation has opened a unfastened Zenbo Developer software that gives developers get entry to to the Zenbo SDK and a library to assist create applications. Zenbo companions on the other hand can assist construct a linked robot environment.