Move over Rosey the Robot, Amazon is rolling out technology to rival “The Jetsons.”
Astro, a three-wheeled droid who shares a name with the dog in the futuristic cartoon, can roam around your house, keep an eye on family members, and perform tasks like delivering things to someone in a car. another piece, the e-commerce giant said in its fall product unveiling tuesday.
The $999 robot has a 42-inch arm with an AI camera that can recognize faces, and also play music or TV shows on its 10-inch touchscreen.
The e-commerce giant also unveiled a flying camera that combines its Ring technology with a drone to fly over your home and take security footage, and a smart thermometer that works with Alexa.
Also revealed were a new Echo Show 15, a health-tracking band called Halo View, and an Alexa-powered voice assistant at Disney’s theme park hotels that also lets kids interact with characters from home. them.
Amazon typically introduces a slew of new products ahead of the holiday season, but historically many of them haven’t caught on.
Gadgets and devices make up only a small fraction of the company’s huge annual profits.
With post wires