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Archive for the 'SONY' Category

AIBO’s 10th Anniversary

ROBOSQUARE recently held a celebration in honor of SONY AIBO’s 10th Anniversary.

• AIBO ERS-7

SONY’s last AIBO was the ERS-7 which came to market in late 2003. It boasted a variety of new and improved functionality, making it the most advanced commercially available entertainment robot to date.

Book Review: RoBolution

A book review of RoBolution, a photo book that covers five humanoid robots developed in Japan.

• AIBO ERS-31L

As its name suggests, the ERS-31L has a similar body to the Latte and Macaron model, but a tougher looking mug more akin to a bulldog.  It was released in May 2002 to mark the 3rd anniversary of the original AIBO release, with the lowest price yet: $600.  As part of the celebration, SONY took […]

• AIBO ERS-311 “Latte” & ERS-312 “Macaron”

SONY was quick to release two new AIBO models after the ERS-210, with Latte and Macaron, a pair of budget-priced AIBOs which are quite possibly the cutest robots ever devised.

• AIBO ERS-220

Renowned mecha designer for anime series such as Macross, Shoji Kawamori lent his special touch to the design of SONY’s AIBO ERS-220 in late 2001.

• AIBO ERS-210

Following the unexpected success of the first AIBO, SONY announced a 2nd generation AIBO entertainment robot, this time with voice recognition.

• AIBO ERS-110

The Aibo ERS-110 was the first production model of SONY’s pet robot dog, and the first home entertainment robot, creating an entirely new industry. It went on sale in 1999 and promptly surpassed all sales expectations.