LG Hub Robot: Brain Of A Smart Home To Be Unveiled At CES 2017 [Video]By Marj Sen, UniversityHerald Reporter
Robotics is increasingly becoming more popular every year. More and more companies are making their own versions of a technology that makes a smart home possible like the Google Assistant, Google Home, Amazon's Alexa and now, LG's Hub Robot. LG's line of robots including the Hub Robot will be unveiled at the CES 2017.
After releasing a robotic vacuum cleaner, LG made a promise to put more efforts on making robots and now, they are making their promises true which will be seen at the CES 2017. LG will unveil their flagship robot, the Hub Robot at the event along with the other home robots. According to LG, their robotic line up will be able to make people's lives easier as these robots are capable of following the most efficient and effective path in accomplishing certain task under complex environment.
The Hub Robot intends to compete with Amazon's Alexa and Google Home Personal Assistant. It is designed for home use as a personal assistant and smart home gateway for consumers. According to Gadgets 360, the capabilities of the Hub Robot is like a combination of Google Home and Google Assistant or Amazon Speaker and Amazon Alexa.
Along with the Hub Robot, we can also expect to see the robot intended for outdoors especially for tending the garden and the yard together with the robot for commercial use in public spaces such as airports and hotels.
LG's drastic moves towards robotics creation has been dubbed as aggressive as they are not even sure if it will be patronized by the consumers but the company is optimistic that they will hit the mainstream. Maybe not too soon but they believe that the chance of long term robotic use at home is high.
LG did not reveal further details about their upcoming robots but everyone is expected to hear more about the capabilities and prices of LG's line of robots as they take the center stage at the CES 2017.