Robot Dinosaur Pleo on a Revenue Rampage

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“Will Pleo follow in the profitable footsteps of tech-enabled predecessors like Tickle Me Elmo and Furby?

The dinosaur, supposedly a week-old camarasaurus from the Jurassic era, makes even Furby — once banned from the offices of the National Security Agency for fear it would learn and repeat classified information — look like a sock puppet. Pleo’s surprisingly realistic movements are created by 14 motors and six processors. (Furby had one of each.) Thanks to a nose-mounted camera and 30 sensors, it’s clever enough to avoid walls and table edges. It’s also sensitive to touch, noise, movement, and even other Pleos. Its personality is so complex that Chung says it’ll take years for each individual dino to come into its own”…. <Article>


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