New home robot could spark mass adopt...

New home robot could spark mass adoption of robotic helpers

A new home robot designed to show personality as well as operate as a smart assistant could help spark the mass adoption of robots in homes, its makers have claimed. Robotics and artificial intelligence firm Anki has unveiled Vector, its second generation home robot that combines smart assistant tools similar to that of Amazon's Alexa with emotional responses to interactions to give the device "personality".

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