Jibo, the social robot from robot scientist Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, is still almost a year away from commercial availability but Breazeal and her team have finally moved onto a working prototype
Slightly smaller than the working prototype we saw last year, Jibo is about to go on pre-sale again with the company reopening the Indiegogo pre-order program while preparing Jibo for developer release late this year and full-scale launch in 2016.
“Everything is on track and coming together beautifully,” said company CEO Steve Chambers.
The company said they’re putting Jibo back on pre-sale in response to “overwhelming demand.” But it’s clearly also an effort to remind the general public that Jibo is on track and coming to a home near you in the not-too-distant future. Read more…