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Friendly Voice-Activated Robots

The Omate Yumi Computer Robot Features Support for Amazon's Alexa

— November 2, 2016 — Tech
The Omate Yumi computer robot is engineered to provide users with the ability to access information without having to physically interact with the technology around them. Personal robotic units are slowly becoming a more realistic piece of hardware for many users as the need for solutions to help make everyday activities easier.

The Omate Yumi robot is outfitted with a front-facing camera to keep an eye on the home environment and features a friendly digital face to provide a cheery disposition when it's puttering around the home. It features connectivity to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant technology, while the computer robot is outfitted with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The unit also allows for users to make and receive video calls via VoIP apps and is compatible with over 3,000 Amazon Alexa apps.
Trend Themes
1. Voice-activated Personal Robots - As the need for technology solutions to make everyday tasks easier increases, personal robots like the Omate Yumi with support for popular voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa will become more prevalent.
2. Home Surveillance Robots - Robotic units such as the Omate Yumi with front-facing cameras that allow for monitoring of the home environment, even when the user is away, offer disruptive innovations to the home security industry.
3. Integrated AI Assistants - Computer robots like the Omate Yumi that integrate with AI assistants like Amazon's Alexa offer an opportunity for an innovative AI market that caters to personalized home assistance.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - Incorporating friendly voice-activated robots, like the Omate Yumi, into consumer electronics such as home appliances and smart homes offer novel hardware innovations in the consumer electronics market.
2. Home Security - As home surveillance robots become more popular, as seen with the Omate Yumi, there is a disruptive opportunity to provide comprehensive home security solutions that offer users the ability to monitor their homes through the lens of friendly robots like Yumi.
3. Personalized AI Assistance - Integrating AI agents like Amazon's Alexa with personal robots like the Omate Yumi creates an opportunity in the AI market to provide personalized and convenient home assistance to end-users.
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