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I know I’m not going to have a robot zipping around my home, working through random chores, anytime soon. But is a simple autonomous companion so much to ask for? Anki’s new Vector bot wants to be your robotic sidekick, but as it looks up at me with confused eyes as I repeatedly try to ask it about the weather, I once again come to the heartbreaking conclusion that the reality of robotics still hasn’t caught up to what science fiction has promised us.

Anki is a robotics and artificial intelligence company best known for its little personality-filled super-smart consumer level robot Cozmo, which will be out in Australia (finally) at the end of this month.

But as adorable as Cozmo is, it's Anki's other offering that caught my eye.

The Fast and the Furious robotic car battle-racing, people. The Fast and the Furious robotic car battle-racing.