Jibo: Does This Body Make My Head Look Big?

So what does a social robot for the home look like? When you are the world’s first, you have the pleasure of defining that. Jibo’s design is purposefully anthropomorphic, yet abstract. (Anthropomorphic is a big,...

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Jibo: Choosing his Text To Speech (TTS) Engine

Jibo may be a robot, but the last thing the team wants is for Jibo to sound robot-like. Or even worse have a poor Interactive Voice Response (IVR) experience, as you might have encountered when calling a call center....

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Jibo’s Voice Talent Locked In

Jibo has a voice! Seriously. After months of scouting out the right talent earlier this year…not to mention negotiating talent contracts… Jibo’s design team has locked in Jibo’s voice. Now that might seem like a simple...

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Jibo Robot and the 12 Principles of Animation

Jibo is a living character property. To bring that character to life and be convincing as a character, Jibo’s design team borrowed from the classic principles of animation. There are 12 to be exact, and Jibo applies...

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