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Xiaomi Cyberdog - Robotic Dog Introduction
About Cyberdog -
Xiaomi has announced its first quadruped robot in the form of a mechanical dog. The aptly named CyberDog features an Nvidia brain, a series of sensors and servos made by Xiaomi. It also uses open source algorithms. Xiaomi is giving 1,000 examples of the robot to developers, engineers and fans, but there is no information on general availability.
After stamping its authority on the smartphone world and announcing its electric car plans, Xiaomi is leaping headlong into the robotics space. At its Mi Mix 4 launch on Tuesday, the company announced a surprise new addition to its range of devices: a new quadruped robot called the CyberDog.
It's effectively an advanced mechanical mascot in the same vein as the Boston Dynamics Spot, albeit a little creepier. However, Xiaomi believes that this robot is a testament to the company's "engineering prowess" and serves as a test bed for robotics enthusiasts.
Let's start with the processing power. The "brain" of CyberDog…