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  • Cody the Carer – Inspired by Aido ?

    6th Aug 2019 by

    From a ‘gun sucker inner’ to an ‘ocean organiser’, children have been applying their unique way of thinking to a range of problems. A group aged between 5-11 from the UK and Australia were asked what they would invent to make the world a better place. An illustrator then interpreted 10 of their drawings to… Read more

  • Design Philosophy

    30th Jul 2019 by

    When we began discussing the idea of Aido, we explored various options for the design. Research around robotic aesthetics also shows that humanoid robots face the challenge of the uncanny valley: the hypothesis being that as the appearance of a robot is made more human, there is a threshold beyond which it starts feeling strange and… Read more

  • User Interface Design

    30th Jul 2019 by

    When we began work on Aido’s UI, we realized it was a unique challenge. We had to factor in multiple elements in the interaction design – behavioral patterns, speech commands, motion and a large visual interface. Our challenge with Aido’s interface was to balance likeability and utility. We decided to use a faceplate for Aido as the… Read more

  • Popular Science

    29th Jul 2019 by

    5 ways to use AI in your own home Artificial intelligence promises to change our lives in a multitude of different ways, from driving our cars to diagnosing disease before doctors can spot it. A lot of these more ambitious AI projects are still some way off. But there’s plenty of fledgling artificial intelligence already running in our phones, computers,… Read more

  • 16 Products the whole family will enjoy – GadgetFlow

    29th Jul 2019 by

    Stumped on what to get your family this year? Rather than divide your budget between all your family members, grab one of these products. They’re sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face whether you guys love to lounge or are always on the go. Thinking about adding another member to the family? We don’t… Read more

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