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Sony to launch revamped Aibo robot dog in U.S.

Business / Tech Aug 24, 2018

Sony to launch revamped Aibo robot dog in U.S.

Sony Corp. plans to start selling its revamped Aibo robot dog in the United States from September following its domestic revival in January. Sony, which regards the new Aibo as symbolizing the revival of its innovative spirit, aims to use the product to raise its ...

Sony starts taking advance orders for new version of Aibo robot dog

Business / Tech Jul 19, 2018

Sony starts taking advance orders for new version of Aibo robot dog

Sony Corp. started accepting advance orders Thursday in Japan for its new artificial intelligence-equipped Aibo robot dog, making it possible for every would-be buyer to own the electric pet amid greater-than-expected demand. In January when Sony released an upgraded version of AIBO — its predecessor ...

Sales of Sony's new Aibo robot dog off to solid start

Business / Tech May 7, 2018

Sales of Sony's new Aibo robot dog off to solid start

Sales of Sony Corp.'s new artificial intelligence-equipped Aibo robot dog are off to a solid start in Japan, with the electronics giant saying that 11,111 units were sold in the three months since its release in January. Sony said Monday that the new Aibo — ...

In Japan, Aibo robots get their own funeral

National May 1, 2018

In Japan, Aibo robots get their own funeral

by Miwa Suzuki

The robot dogs lined up in their dozens last Thursday in Chiba Prefecture were no tech fair display. They were the dearly departed being honored with their own traditional "funeral." In some respects, it was a funeral like any other in Japan, with incense smoke ...