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Hands on with Anki Vector This tiny little smart robot is full of emotion and blew my mind. Check out Vector here! From Anki: Say “Hey Vector.” Aware and reactive, Vector is a revolutionary robot made to help out and hang out. A companion who’s always happy to help, he’ll answer questions, take photos for you, set a timer for dinner, and more. Alive with personality, he’s excited to see you and reacts to sound, sight, and touch. Independent and alert, he self-charges, navigates around objects, and avoids edges. Smart and getting smarter, he’s cloud connected for updates to bring new capabilities and features to be a better helper at home. What’s Inside Vector? AI and advanced robotics: Qualcomm® 200 Platform to compute at a smartphone level. Capacitive Touch Sensor to sense being touched and held. Beamforming 4-Microphone Array to recognize natural speech and source. Ultra-Wide HD Camera to detect motion and identify people. 4 Drop Sensors to detect edges and avoid falls. Infrared Laser Scanner to track distance and map environments. 6-Axis Inertial Measurement Unit to know when he’s picked up or moved. High-Res Color IPS Display to convey a wide range of emotions. WiFi-Enabled Cloud Connection to bring new capabilities. Full iPhone XS Max Review: Music via Musicbed: SECRET OFFICE TOUR: The Perfect 2018 MacBook Pro Setup: My Audio Setup & Gear:… Add me on Snapchat! My Gear:… Instagram: