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Vector by Anki: A giant roll forward for robot kind.

A project in San Francisco, CA by Anki

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Vector is the answer to our sci-fi dreams. He’s a home robot who’s always on, happy to see you, voice-enabled, and eager to help.
Backers: 8293
Average Pledge Per Backer: $226

Funded: $1,877,719 of $500,000
Dates: Aug 8th -> Sep 7th (30 days)
Project By: Anki
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Latest News

Vector, The Little Robot That Could(n't Do Much) Is Back From The Dead

January 6th - via:
Vector, a tiny desktop companion robot that was both surprisingly endearing and unsurprisingly useless, met its demise earlier this year when its creator, Anki, ran out of money and shut down. But despite the robot failing to justify its $US250 ($360) price tag, it apparently has its fans, and Vector is being brought back from the dead. (Read More)

Don't Worry, Anki's Vector Is 'The Good Robot' that Won't Destroy Humanity

September 24th - via:
Anki has a promotion video out for Vector, the company (Read More)

Anki's Vector Robot is Most Funded Robotic Project of All Time on Kickstarter

August 31st - via:
There are still 7 days to go in the Vector by Anki Kickstarter campaign, but the robot maker already has broken an all-time record on Kickstarter. The little AI packed companion robot Vector raised $1.4 million from over 6,000 backers on Kickstarter. It's the highest funded robotic project on Kickstarter and the third most funded tech project overall. Vector is a robot who (Read More)

Vector SDK Details, Plus Our Next Livestream

August 28th - via:
Hello everyone! Thanks to all of you who tuned in last week to our Kickstarter Livestream about Vector’s Emotion Engine. We enjoyed all of your comments and questions during and after the livestream, and we’re definitely planning more... (Read More)

How Do You Make A Robot Feel?

August 22nd - via:
Hi everyone! What a fun week! Anki’s co-founders loved answering your questions last Thursday, and the feedback we’re hearing from you is fantastic. It just confirms that bringing Vector to you first through Kickstarter was the right choice.... (Read More)

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August 17th - via:
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$1 Million! Vector Feedback, and More

August 15th - via:
Hi, backers! It’s been an exciting few days for us here at Anki HQ. On Sunday, we crossed the $1 million mark, and so far nearly 5,000 of you have backed us. We’re floored by the support you’ve given us and we can’t thank you enough. Today,... (Read More)

On the road to Vector-y!

August 9th - via:
We did it! Thanks to you, we hit our funding goal for Vector in just over 24 hours. So far, more than 2,300 of you will be among the first in the world to bring our little robot companion into your home.  Thanks! We’re absolutely astounded by the... (Read More)

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August 9th - via:
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