Sony intends to give new functions tracking their electronic robot dog


 Sony намерена наделить новыми функциями слежения своего электронного робота-собачку

Sony until 2006, released the previous generation of such robots that were called the same, but their name was written in large letters.

Japanese Corporation Sony plans to give new functions to its electronic robot dog Aibo with artificial intelligence elements. It is supposed to be taught to recognize up to 10 human faces and names, as well as patrol the space inside a house or land. Corresponding free update to the software dogs can be obtained already in mid-February, the newspaper The Japan Times,reports TASS.

The new feature will allow Aibo to follow, for example, left at home with children or the elderly, she will also be able to send the corresponding reports to the owner. Software Supplement developed jointly by Sony and a major Japanese security company Secom.

In June will appear a new paid app for Aibo programs – it will allow the owner to remotely send a dog in any area of the house and check out what is happening there.

Sony until 2006, released the previous generation of such robots that were called the same, but their name was written in large letters – AIBO. New device the size of a large puppy have a more realistic shape. They already know how to bark and frolic, moving ears, give paw, and respond to pats on the back, the head and neck.

Dog Aibo is equipped with two cameras that allow them to distinguish between their owners and strangers, and also to find a way to podzaryadit device. Dogs constantly connected to the Internet and exchange information with other devices of this type, giving them the ability to quickly acquire new skills. The dog itself is sold at a price slightly less than 214 thousand yen (over $1.9 thousand). However, for its use need to be connected to a three-year Internet plan that will cost about $870.

Word Aibo is an acronym, which connects the concept of “artificial intelligence” with the Japanese word “friend”.

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