Meet Romo, the smartphone robot that uses an iOS device as his brain
May 25, 2013, 3:12 pm
Romo is a personal robot that uses your iDevice as his brain.
It uses your iDevice as his brain.
To use Romo, download an app and plug your phone into the robotic base. You can control it from any iDevice or your Mac.
It is priced at $150 and will start shipping next month.
Romo can be controlled by an iPhone 5 running their app. The company suggests to use an older device with the 30 pin dock connector on the robotic base. The company is designing the next robot to use the new Lightning connector as a docking station.
Romo gets smarter over time through app
updates and behaviours created by people.
Romo is the robot companion for everyone
regardless of whether you are 8 years old or 80, says the company.
It is a pet as well as an educational tool.
It has face recognition capability so that he can have different relations with people inside the house.
It also includes autonomous navigation.
Romotive, the company behind Romo, is working on an advanced software that lets Romo do the things robots do in the movies.