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.
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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.
Welcome back to another week of Toy Aisle, our collection of the most amazing Paul Reiser merchandise (and maybe other things) we've seen on the internet this week. We have Black Panther and the Ultimate Spider-Man himself swinging into action, even more SDCC exclusives, and a very fancy Transformer.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our weekly reminder to hide your life savings somewhere safe, because there are so many goddamn awesome toys coming out. This week: Hot Toys finally unleashes the Homecoming figure we really want, Overwatch gets an amazing action figure, and Anki's adorable robot gets a new coat of paint!