Xiaomi just announced the Xiaomi CyberDog 2 in its latest launch event in China, along with various other interesting products and offerings. This quadruped robot is the successor to Xiaomi’s CyberDog, released last year, and boasts enhanced intelligence and lifelike characteristics.
Xiaomi CyberDog 2 Overview:
The cutting-edge robot from Xiaomi is compact in design and has a major design upgrade from its predecessor. Furthermore, the 12-limbed robot weighs a mere 8.9 kilos and takes inspiration from the dog breed Dobermann.
This newest innovation in the field of robotics is equipped with Xiaomi’s proprietary CyberGear Micro–actuator. The technology provides increased torque, rapid responsiveness, and meticulous control to the CyberDog 2. On top of proprietary tech, CyberDog 2 has an impressive array of 19 sensors for vision, touch, and hearing.
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Binding the bleeding edge hardware is nigh open–source programming. Thus the coding, structural drawings, and even graphical programming for its various sensing capabilities are accessible to developers. This approach was taken by the company to foster collaboration among developers and further progress the field of bio–inspired robots.
The combination of the hardware and software provides the robot with agile mobility and the ability to perform challenging manoeuvres. For example, running at a speed of 1.6 m/s, performing continuous backflips, and fall recovery.
Xiaomi CyberDog 2 Specifications:
- Standing: 562 x 339 x 481mm
- Resting: 603 x 339 x 300mm
- Weight: 8.9 ± 0.5kg
- CPU: 6-core NVIDIA Carmel ARM v8.2 64-bit CPU
- GPU: 384-core NVIDIA Volta GPU with 48 Tensor Cores
- RAM: 8GB LPDDR4x (128-bit)
- Storage: 16GB eMMC 5.1, 32GB Class 10 SSD
- Depth camera module: Intel Realsense D430
- Hearing: 4–mic array with Xiaomi AI voice algorithm
- Sensors: Touch sensor, LiDAR, Acoustic sensor, TOF
- Mobility: Dynamic balance, Fall recovery, Fall protection
- Wireless Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0
- Battery: 4500mAh (97.2 Wh) Lithium-ion Polymer
- Battery Life: 90 minutes
- Charging Time: 90 minutes
Xiaomi CyberDog 2 Price and Availability
Just like any bleeding-edge technology in the world, CyberDog 2 obviously comes with a hefty price tag. The official price is CNY 12,999 and it will go on sale in China pretty soon.
|Robot||Price in China (Official)|
|Xiaomi CyberDog 2||CNY 12,999|
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