This adorable robot needs you more than you need it



The Groove X Lovot companion robot isn’t useful — it’ll actually get in your way. Most robots promise to make your life easier, but Lovot is the opposite. The fuzzy little robot scoots around, following its owner through advanced AI capabilities and sensors. It can recognize up to 1,000 people, and when it spots someone it likes, it flaps its arms up, begging to be hugged. It’s specifically built to form emotional attachments, its only purpose to be loved.

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30 thoughts on “This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

  • January 11, 2019 at 3:58 pm
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    Will it turn aggressive if you kick it and neglect it?

  • January 11, 2019 at 4:58 pm
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    Would totally love this if the ai can grow they and just develop a personality like your little partner

  • January 11, 2019 at 5:54 pm
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    Creepy little overpriced telletuby

  • January 11, 2019 at 7:03 pm
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    I registrate an important historical moment of our societies way in to complete antisociality

  • January 11, 2019 at 8:01 pm
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    "if you turn it roughly it will remember that and will avoid you"

    so when I am having a bad day once it's gonna be a 3000$ doorweight to me?

  • January 11, 2019 at 10:49 pm
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    Damn, imagine all the parents who lost their child and they see this.

  • January 11, 2019 at 11:06 pm
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    or you could just get friends.

  • January 12, 2019 at 7:48 am
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    3000 dollars walking around your house

  • January 12, 2019 at 3:57 pm
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    Or you could have a dog🐕, like seriously we are ignoring important stuff like future of energy and EVs and quantum computing and using precious human time and intelligence in making that 😦

  • January 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm
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    I love technology and science etc but I find the fact that this product exists kind of disgusting

  • January 13, 2019 at 8:04 pm
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    Why does it look like it has a Camera lens on it's head? And how the hell are dogs and cats useless?

  • January 15, 2019 at 6:07 am
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    I can see this robot will be good for people in senior homes, mental institutions, or to anyone who wants a pet but can't get one because of allergies. Great invention!

  • January 15, 2019 at 12:46 pm
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    I calling it now: A Silicon Valley episode with Richard trying to kick one of these things across the room and failing.

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