Samsung Unveils "Ballie" a New Future Robot Companion
January 7, 2020
On Monday (Jan 6) Samsung debuted "Ballie" a yellow ball shaped robot the size of a grapefruit that serves as a personal assistant and futuristic home “companion” at the CES show in Las Vegas.
The small robot features built-in AI capabilities, a camera and a mobile interface that will roll around and follow the user to anticipate their needs. In Samsung's promotional video (below) - Ballie serves as a smart home control center that can also interact with your pets and keep an eye on them while with its camera while you are not home.
There is no official launch date or pricing announced for Ballie yet. Samsung emphasized the company would not share data with third-party companies without prior and direct consent from its users.