X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Kuri Personal Robot Looks Like a Weeble, Won’t Fall Down

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

This robot named Kuri resembles a Weeble or an oversize salt and pepper shaker, but even if the design is not very imaginative, it’s a helpful home robot. The interactive ‘bot wants to be your new robot best friend, and can play, entertain, and do other useful things.

zoom in

Kuri can set reminders, take pictures and video for you with the camera behind one eye, use microphones to locate the source of a sound, and use speakers for playing media or making robot noises. On-board sensors map its surroundings so it can avoid obstacles, and it even has capacitive touch sensors in its head so you can provide it with positive feedback or get its attention that way.

zoom in


One of the videos below shows Kuri reminding a diabetic child to check her blood sugar, so it can apparently be trusted with kids, despite it’s love of robot rampage sci-fi. Don’t worry, the video clearly states that Kuri will not try to destroy civilization. So there’s that. Even if it does like watching robot invasions on TV.

Preorders for Kuri are now open and they expect to begin shipping by the holiday season of 2017. Kuri retails for $699, but they’re only asking for a $100 deposit until it ships.

[via Laughing Squid]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Majestic Wilderness!

Majestic Wilderness!

Making Damascus from Screws

Making Damascus from Screws

Star Wars Trailers Restored

Star Wars Trailers Restored

Advertisement
The Ferrari 488 Pista Has 710 Prancing Italian Ponies

The Ferrari 488 Pista Has 710 Prancing Italian Ponies

How Fast Can Hennessey’s The Exorcist Camaro ZL1 Go?

How Fast Can Hennessey’s The Exorcist Camaro ZL1 Go?

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Price and Specs Announced

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Price and Specs Announced