June 26, 2008

Ampbot to Compete with Rolly


Sega and Hasbro have collaborated on A.M.P. Automated Music Personality (aka Ampbot,) a robot that can dance. The 2.4 foot tall bot gets down while bobbing his head and flashing red lights on his LED. Hook the Ampbot up to an iPod or MP3 player and his tunes will come out of his stereo speakers. The turntable-like hands control volume, scratching, and sound effects. Clearly this is the companies' version of Rolly, but he is certainly more user friendly. Ampbot will become available in Japan this November and go global in about 18 months for ¥80,000 (~$745.00.)

Via Space Daily

Read More in: Robots

Share this Article with others: social bookmarking

Related Articles:

Came straight to this page? Visit Robot Snob for all the latest news.

Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 26, 2008 8:03 AM
Recent Comments
Post a comment

Remember personal info?

Please enter the letter "x" in the field below:
Please press Post only once. Submission of comments takes up to 20 seconds because of Spam Filtering.
Join the Mailing List Newsletter
Enter your Email

Subscribe - RSS

facebook_badge.jpg twitter_badge.jpg


Visit our other properties at Blogpire.com!



This weblog is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Powered by
Movable Type 6.3.6
All items Copyright © 1999-2017 Blogpire Productions. Please read our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy