Anki introduces tool that allows developers to hack its Cozmo AI robot

A couple of weeks after pulling back the curtains on its smart toy called Cozmo, today Anki announced that it will also be releasing a developer SDK in beta that lets anyone tap into the power of this robot, including its sensors, computer vision, and path and motion planning capabilities. Both Cozmo and the SDK will be available in October. Cozmo is a playful, intelligent robot with an essence of artificial intelligence. As VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi described it, it’s “something like Eve the robot in Pixar’s Wall-E animated film.” Anki cofounder and president Hanns Tappeiner explained that when the company began prototyping its toys, it discovered that people cared a great deal about the character and personality and that it didn’t have to necessarily be in a car. The robot…


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