The rolling robot is likewise created to function as a fitness assistant and has a “mobile user interface” that looks for methods to enhance your life as your requirements change utilizing its integrated AI. Samsung also says Ballie’s held to “strict data security and personal privacy requirements.”
#Ballie belongs to the next evolution of #IoT— patrolling your home, serving as a #fitness assistant, and acting as a push-button control for the wise gadgets in your house. #CES2020 #SamsungCES2020 pic.twitter.com/u1Phkpy3Eb
— Samsung US Newsroom (@SamsungNewsUS) January 7th, 2020
A demo video showed Ballie opening wise curtains and switching on the TELEVISION for a pet when its human was away from home (and sending a video of the placated pooch to said human). It likewise called a robot vacuum into action after it noticed a spill. Samsung says Ballie will be able to call for help if it sees someone has fallen and can’t get up.
Meet #Ballie, Samsung’s human-centric vision of robots that takes individualized care to the next level. The little rolling robotic, “understands you, supports you, and responds to your needs.” #CES2020 #SamsungCES2020 pic.twitter.com/YzwgZN1Lgw
— Samsung United States Newsroom (@SamsungNewsUS) January 7th, 2020
The Ballie name really emerged in hallmark filings last month. Samsung stated it wished to use the term for robotics with numerous functions, such as cleaning, mentor, security monitoring and daily tasks.
If that spherical design appears familiar, LG also revealed a robot ball back in 2016 The Rolling Bot was created to bring out home tasks and even take images of your family pets and send them to you when you weren’t home.
Samsung didn’t say when you might expect to purchase your own Ballie nor how much it’ll cost. It looks more like a tennis ball than BB-8, regretfully, however it could be pretty helpful anyway.