• DT Daily: Amazon is planning to build Alexa-enabled home robots

    3 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    How would you like to have your Alexa speaker follow you around the house? Amazon is developing a new home robot that could see the light of day sometime this year.
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  • Amazon might sell an Alexa robot in 2019

    Amazon might sell an Alexa robot in 2019

    3 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Employees are said to begin testing the robot later this year.
    In just four short years, Amazon's turned Alexa into a household staple for millions of people across the world. The virtual assistant can already help users out with various questions and commands in its current form, but now it's reported that Amazon will be taking things a step further by creating an in-home robot.
    According to Bloomberg , Amazon's Lab 126 - the same team behind Echo speakers, Fire TV, Fire tablets, etc. - has begun development of a robot codenamed "Vesta". Vesta is still very much in its early days, but...
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  • It's finally happening! Amazon is working on a robot for your home

    It's finally happening! Amazon is working on a robot for your home

    3 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Does Amazon want to make Rosey the robot a reality? It is reportedly developing a home robot - and we can't help but think about The Jetsons. According to Bloomberg , which described the yet-to-be-announced effort as "top-secret", Amazon's robot project has an internal codename, “Vesta,” from the Roman goddess of the hearth. It's being developed by Lab126, Amazon's hardware R&D center, which previously worked on the Echo, Kindle, and Fire Phone. Bloomberg indicated it could be a “mobile Alexa”, meaning it'd follow you around to places where you can't access or speak with an Echo. Prototype...
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  • Alexa Rosie robot? The Jetsons aren't far off

    Alexa Rosie robot? The Jetsons aren't far off

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Amazon's next move in smart assistant domination may be a robot that moves around with its user. It doesn't hover, it doesn't wear an apron, and its name isn't Rosie - but it might as well be. Following along with the fire and flame theme Amazon's rolled with for years, this project's code-name is “Vesta.” That's a Roman goddess of...
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  • Amazon is cramming Alexa into household robot

    Amazon is cramming Alexa into household robot

    3 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Amazon is reportedly developing a domestic robot. We're still pretty far away from the robot butler era, but this indicates the possible arrival of the “Alexa, get me a beer” stage, and we can't wait. Sources familiar with the project told Bloomberg the company plans to develop a domestic robot: Codenamed “Vesta,” after the Roman goddess of the hearth, home and family, the project is overseen by Gregg Zehr, who runs Amazon's Lab126 hardware research and development division based in Sunnyvale, California. There isn't any official information to go on yet. Amazon responded to requests for...
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