Show Report: Romo
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Published: Thursday, January 9, 2014
Romo was demonstrating its eponymous iOS device controlled robot. The Romo is a small track-wheeled toy that docks an iPhone or iPod touch and with a companion iOS app can then perform tasks such as detecting motion, moving around a room or house, following other objects, and more. Pre-defined modules allow Romo to respond to a user’s face, and play chase, among other games and tasks, however behaviours are completely customizable from within the app allowing users to create their own “programs” without actually having to write a line of code. A Telepresence feature also allows the user to control a Romo with two-way video and audio from anywhere with an Internet connection.
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