Sharp’s Cocorobo Robot Vacuum Plays J-Pop Songs While Working

Sharp’s Cocorobo Robot Vacuum Plays J-Pop Songs While Working
March 17 21:19 2017 Print This Article

Robot vacuums today have become commonplace. They provide homeowners with a way to help with cleaning the home without a lot of human supervision. And it seems that some robot vacuums are getting even better. Not only do they suck up the dust on the floors, robot vacuums like the Sharp Cocorobo can now play music while they do.

The Sharp Cocorobo robot vacuum does more than just clean your floors. It is also designed to also offer a touch of emotional interaction to its work by playing some j-Pop while cleaning. This was actually a response to a comment that the normal sucking sounds the robot vacuum makes can be a bother. So now, the new Cocorobo robot vacuum now plays music which can be automated or set by the user as well. The songs it plays uses a voice synthesis software called Vocaloid, which also allows the robot vacuum to talk to its owner.

The Sharp Cocorobo robot vacuum is also designed to interact more with its owner. It comes with speech recognition software that enables it to accept voice commands. Aside from other sensors, the Cocorobo also uses electronic echolocation to detect obstacles  in the way, even transparent ones like glass. This makes it better that other robot vacuums that uses camera-based navigation.

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