Home Robotics Xiaomi lets extra pooch-like CyberDog 2 off the leash

Xiaomi lets extra pooch-like CyberDog 2 off the leash

Xiaomi lets extra pooch-like CyberDog 2 off the leash


China’s shopper know-how big Xiaomi has unleashed the second iteration of its robotic pooch. The CyberDog 2 seems to be a lot much less business-like and extra like a household companion, comes full of sensors, and might nonetheless do again flips.

The unique CyberDog was introduced a few years in the past, and had the general look of different robotic quadrupeds comparable to Spot and the Go 2. The newest mannequin appears to be going for extra of a grown-up aigo vibe than one thing out of dystopian sci-fi.

Xiaomi stories that the CyberDog shapes up smaller and lighter than the primary era, standing concerning the dimension of a Doberman at 562 x 339 x 481 mm (22.12 x 13.35 x 18.9 in) and weighing in at 8.9 kg (19.6 lb). It additionally rocks a canine-shaped head this time round in addition to NX chip and twin co-processing brains supported by 8 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage that work with 19 sensors for imaginative and prescient and “listening to” plus contact sensitivity.

The CyberDog 2 can move forward at speeds up to 1.6 meters per second
The CyberDog 2 can transfer ahead at speeds as much as 1.6 meters per second


The sensor suite consists of 4 microphones with AI voice recognition, a RealSense depth digicam plus AI, RGB and fisheye cameras, a ToF sensor and a laser sensor. The robo-dog comes with Bluetooth 5.0 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and may be managed by a BT distant, smartphone or by voice.

Every of its 4 articulated legs has reportedly been refined for 3 levels of freedom, and the CyberDog 2 can obtain a ahead velocity of as much as 1.6 m/s.

Proprietary micro-actuators boast a 50% greater torque accuracy than earlier than, and mix with motion-control algorithms to allow sophisticated maneuvers comparable to steady again flips and restoration from falls. The entire shebang is able to 12 levels of freedom.

The CyberDog 2 makes use of AI-controlled motors for complicated maneuvers, including continuous back flips
The CyberDog 2 makes use of AI-controlled motors for sophisticated maneuvers, together with steady again flips


The corporate says that the robotic companion has undergone greater than 30,000 AI simulations of actual canines for extra pure, lifelike habits. It runs Ubuntu and ROS2, and the platform has been made “as open-source as potential” to draw builders. And the interior battery is reckoned good for about 90 minutes earlier than a recharge over USB-C is required.

The CyberDog 2 is accessible in China now for 12,999 yuan (about US$1,785, although there is not any phrase on world availability).

Supply: Xiaomi



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