Indian Robotics Company Emotix Launches Miko 2, a Companion for Children

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Emotix, a Mumbai-based mechanical technology startup, has propelled Miko 2, a buddy robot for kids. Miko 2 comes two years after the organization revealed Miko, its first robot available. The Miko 2 has progressed parental controls, better mouthpieces, a front camera, and enhanced "enthusiastic knowledge". This is the third item that Emotix has conveyed to showcase, with Miko Plus uncovered as a minor move up to Miko prior this year.


Much the same as Miko, the Miko 2 is a robot with three wheels that kids can converse with. It has clamor dropping mouthpieces for the gadget to have the capacity to hear your directions even with surrounding commotion. From a plan point of view, Miko 2 doesn't appear to be extremely unique from the Miko Plus.


Emotix is situating Miko 2 as a kid friend robot and it presently can approach youngsters to modify for examinations. It has a screen on the front, which enables it to show articulations when it's not demonstrating applicable data. It works through a basic voice direction, "Hello Miko", and the robot currently has more expressive faces too.


Miko 2 additionally can make video calls. The organization has named this component TeleConnect and says it will enable guardians to stay in contact with their youngsters. The organization intends to enable outsider engineers to make applications for the Miko 2 by means of a product improvement unit (SDK). The Miko 2 SDK is relied upon to discharge in Q1 2019, however the organization has teamed up with Amar Chitra Katha, Mocomi, and StoryWalker to have some substance accessible at dispatch.


Emotix CEO Sneh Vaswani said amid the occasion that the organization is focused on security and that the majority of the correspondence with Miko is end-to-end scrambled. He referenced that Emotix has made this move remembering the way that the gadget will be utilized by youngsters and that information protection is an unquestionable requirement for the intended interest group.


Miko 2 comes in three hues — Martian Red, Pixie Blue, and Goblin Green — and is estimated at Rs. 24,999. Miko 2 will be accessible by means of Hamleys stores in India from December 15 and by means of other disconnected and online stores from January 15 one year from now.