Segway Company launched on the site Indiegogo fundraising for the production of a strange hybrid of the robot and gyroscope Segway Loomo. Will release it promise in the spring of this year.
More about Segway Loomo
Loomo Go looks like a regular gyroscater, to which attached a tiny head of the robot. Thanks to the artificial intelligence system, Loomo reacts to team (as long as he knows Chinese and English), is able to recognize faces and silhouettes, and So same great orientation in space thanks to Intel RealSense " vision " technology.
The robotic scanner can be useful for various tasks. For example, it can be made to work as a peddler of leaflets on the street or to attach to him a cart and will force to deliver water or beer. And this is only a small part of its functions. Developers promise to release SDK for Android, with By means of which the robot can be taught many other tricks. Thanks to this, the creators of the robot count that he can become an assistant in Hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, restaurants, cafes and stores.
A to ride on You can do it?
Can. AT As a basis, the engineers used Segway Mini Pro gyroscope, so the novelty can be used as a vehicle. If you, of course, do not embarrasses dangling between the legs of the robot. Maximum speed - 10 kilometers in hour.
Judging by recently launched on Indiegogo page, the price of Loomo for backers will be $ 1299. For all who do not have time for pre-orders, the price in retail networks will rise to $ 1799. TO the word needed to run $ 312 000 project was collected for 2 days.
Source: The Verge