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Definition: Jibo


A social robot that takes the virtual assistant to the next level. Pronounced "gee-bo," Jibo plays games, takes photographs and verbalizes voice messages and reminders. Jibo's moving head can track people as they walk around the room for video calling and other activities. Crowdfunded on Indiegogo in 2014, supporters contributed USD $3.7 million; 20 times the campaign goal. Deliveries began in 2017. For more information, visit www.jibo.com. See social robot.




The Jibo Social Robot
Jibo's head moves to track people, and its body also moves to provide human-like action. (Image courtesy of Jibo, www.jibo.com)