The aibo entertainment robot serves users as a companion which they can educate and love. Thanks to AI technology, it develops into an independent entity which enters into a relationship with people. In the appearance of a puppy with functional aesthetics, it is equipped with 22 actuators, which enable realistic expressions, e.g. movements of the head, tail and ears, swinging the hips or barking. With its flowing soft curves, aibo looks simple and natural, despite its complexity.
Statement by the Jury
In the aibo entertainment robot, state-of-the-art robot technology, deliberate design and emotional characteristics form a highly impressive and convincing symbiosis.