We have covered all sorts of robots in the past, and today we have a special robot for you, that uses your iPhone as its brain, so let’s have a closer look at it, shall we?
This robot comes from Bandai, and it is called the SmartPet, and unlike other robots, SmartPet docks your iPhone or iPod Touch and uses it as its brain. In order to use SmartPet as your virtual pet dog, you need to download special SmartPet iOS app, dock your iOS device, and you’re good to go. As for your virtual pet, it can display cartoon emotions, and it can even move its body, and you can control it by performing gestures on the screen, or by using your voice.
Bandai SmartPet is unique smart robot that doubles as a virtual pet, and as for the availability, Bandai should release SmartPet virtual pet on April 28th in Japan.