Amazon’s Astro is the first robot designed for your home to be powered by the voice assistant Alexa (although it’s got its own little personality, too). While the idea of “Alexa on wheels” might freak a lot of people out — and I’m right there with you — this little robot is competent, smart and cute as a button.
But what is it really capable of?
Can Astro grab me an ice-cold beer from the fridge? Will it vacuum as it roams around my house? You ask the hard questions, and we have the […] Amazon Astro Robot: Is It Kid Friendly? Your Big Questions Answered – CNET
Amazon recently debuted a bunch of new gadgets, including the Kindle Scribe, Rise Halo, a slew of new Echo Dot smart speakers, and more. And while just about everything revealed during the Devices & Services livestream looked fantastic, there are already a lot of existing smart home products that fill a similar niche.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday unveiled the company’s Tesla Bot, a robot code-named Optimus that shuffled across a stage, waved, and pumped its arms in a low-speed dance move. The robot could cost $20,000 within three to five years, Musk said.
“Our goal is to make a useful humanoid robot as quickly as possible,” Musk said. It could eventually “help millions of people,” but the first uses will be in Tesla’s car factories, he said.
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Amazon Astro, the company’s $1,000 home robot, is more than a smart display on wheels. It can grab you a beer, patrol your home and even beatbox. Plus, this robot’s personality and cute face makes it feel like a friend. For now, Amazon is selling Astro by invite only, but that likely won’t be the case forever.
As it gets more and more polished, Astro, like other Amazon Day 1 Editions before it, will likely start to roll out to a larger audience — at which point its price will jump to $1,500. […] Everything Alexa Can Do, Astro Does Better. Here's Every Command for the Home Robot
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There wasn’t a new Amazon Echo smart speaker on display at the online megaretailer’s yearly hardware and services event this Wednesday, but Amazon did reveal a brand new lineup of smaller-sized Echo Dot speakers, as well as a new Echo Dot with Clock and new Echo Dot Kids speakers, too.
“This is our most powerful lineup yet,” explained Nedim Fresko, Amazon’s VP of Alexa Devices and Developer Technologies. “We’ve redesigned the audio architecture with a full range driver and the highest excursion […] Amazon's New Echo Dot Speakers Promise the Best Sound Yet – CNET