Robotic Teddy Bear w/ Built in Navigation System

Robotic Teddy Bear w/ Built in Navigation System
Design
Jeff Squires
  • 4 june 2008

Yesterday, engineers at iXs Research Corporation unveiled a 1ft tall robotic teddy bear with a built in navigation system. Using the 6 joints in its arms and neck, the bear makes gestures that correlate with the verbal directions it dispenses. The bear also includes a sensor that detects reckless driving – if the driver suddenly accelerates or hits the brakes, the bear says “watch out.” The bear will even ask if you’ve been drinking if it smells any booze. If you stroke it’s head, it provides information about nearby landmarks.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.