Amazon had its annual fall product launch recently, and this time it decided to get into robotics with its new home robot, Astro. This little fellow has been turning heads already, as it is a unique combination of a Kindle and a travel toaster oven. Its various features will help you keep watch over your pets and children, as well as detect any intruders in your space. Astro is certainly pushing the boundaries of home robotics for the modern age.
This robot has a lot to offer for its hefty price tag of $999 for Day One purchaser and $1,499 once widely released. It comes with boundary limits so you can set clear parameters for it that maximize safety, plus it can beatbox if you’re feeling musically inclined. This is just scratching the surface of what this robot is capable of, so let’s take an in-depth look at all the features Astro will provide.
One feature Astro boasts is its security system aspect. It comes equipped with infrared sensors and facial recognition technology that will detect both humans and animals within your space and alert you if anything seems off or out of place without having to manually check every room in your house yourself. On top of that, its built-in camera helps make sure no one tries to breach into your property by giving you live footage right on your smartphone or laptop.
Not only does Astro have security benefits but also convenience ones too! You’re able to control it from anywhere through its companion app whether that be asking for updates on pet activity or setting specific movement patterns you’d like it to follow inside or even outside your home. What’s more impressive is how quiet it runs so as not to disturb others while moving around from one area to another—perfect for when family members are trying to sleep soundly or if you want privacy while working from home during certain hours of the day.
It gets even better because Astro also works alongside Alexa products like Always Home Cam (a security drone), Halo View (a fitness band), Hey Disney (Disney-themed voice assistant) Alexa Together (a subscription service aimed at helping users care for the elderly loved ones) and MK ($60 smart thermostat). If these are synced up together then they can work together harmoniously such as when Alexa Together gives reminders about medicine times or other tasks that need to be done while MK adjusts temperatures based on preferences set earlier by users themselves; this adds an extra layer of automation that can drastically improve daily lives without having to worry about remembering certain duties or manually adjusting settings each time.
In conclusion, Amazon’s Astro has made quite an entrance with all its features combined—and we haven’t even mentioned how cute he looks yet! He may cost more than other robots available currently but his advanced capabilities give him more value than meets the eye; making sure everyone living in a home feels safe while also providing convenience to automate daily tasks makes him the perfect helper inside any household now and into the future.