By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih presented the company’s first robot, Zenbo, and a portfolio of third-
generation mobile products, all of which will be showcased at COMPUTEX 2016, at a press conference in Taipei on Monday.
ASUS Zenbo arose from Chairman Jonney Shih’s ambition to enable robotic computing for every household. While revealing ASUS Zenbo, Shih said, “For decades, humans have dreamed of owning such a companion: one that is smart, dear to our hearts, and always at our disposal. Our ambition is to enable robotic computing for every household.”
Zenbo is a home robot designed to provide assistance, entertainment, and companionship to families and meant to address the needs of each family member, ASUS said in a press release. With a full range of capabilities, including the ability to move independently and understand spoken commands, Zenbo can assist in the home and interacting with people, ASUS said. [FULL STORY]