Jibo Family RobotRobotics have been making leaps and bounds, but their applications as an actual consumer product have been limited. Until now, thanks an IndieGoGo funded project called JIBO.

Created by┬áDr. Cynthia Breazeal of MIT, JIBO is being hailed as the first “family” robot. It is meant as more than an appliance, the crowdfunded project explains. It is a companion, meant to simulate realistic interaction and tailor itself to the personality of the humans around it.

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