Man's Best Friend Just Got Better; Introducing i-Cybie, Tiger's Most Advanced Cyber-Dog.
Business Editors, Entertainment Writers
VERNON HILLS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 2001
Hasbro's Tiger Electronics
Made of 1,400 parts and over 90 feet of wire, i-Cybie is fully articulated with 16 computer controlled motors, each one driving a joint that gives i-Cybie full range of movement. He can walk, sit, stand, shake a paw (tool) PAW - Physics Analysis Workbench. , wag his tail, beg, lift his leg and do push-ups and headstands. He can also roll over, pivot in a circle, lie down, stand up if he falls over and much more. He has hundreds of actions and animations demonstrating organic lifelike movement.
i-Cybie has an array of intelligent sensors that enables him to react to sound, light, touch and his physical surroundings. He detects walls and obstacles in his path, recognizes edges, senses movement, determines which direction sounds are coming from, detects changes in ambient light and identifies when he is being petted. i-Cybie is so smart, that when his batteries are running low, he will assume a recharge "yoga" position.
Owners can interact with i-Cybie through advanced voice recognition technology, which allows i-Cybie to recognize its owners' voice commands. i-Cybie also features a remote control that allows the owner to activate over 15 different actions or the owner can use clap commands for i-Cybie to perform tricks.
Through his incredible artificial intelligence, i-Cybie can express life-like emotions including happiness, sadness, hyper-activity and sleepiness. Each is driven by the interaction with the owner. If the owner plays, pets and talks to i-Cybie he will be happy; if i-Cybie is left alone he will become sad. Eye color, facial expressions, body positions and activities demonstrate each mood.
i-Cybie is able to communicate with other i-Cybie dogs as well as Tiger's Robo-Chi Pets(TM). i-Cybie is designed for future expandability.
i-Cybie is the ultimate robotic pet A robotic pet is an artificially intelligent machine made in the image of an animal commonly kept as a pet. So far, these animals include dogs, cats, rabbits, and birds. Some people even treat these robots as actual pets. External links
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