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CES 2017: Xiaomi Mi Bunny is now the most adorable smart assistant aimed at kids

09 January 2017 0

This year at the CES 2017 event, we saw a bunch of smart assistants, robots, and voice-controlled devices. Companies like Lenovo, Ford, Huawei, LG, and Volkswagen showcased a lot of products with built-in Alexa or integrated into them. Xiaomi, the Chinese tech giant also released their own voice command device, a speaker just like the Amazon Echo, but in a cute adorable way. The device is called Kuri and looks like the company's mascot, the Mi Bunny.


The speaker is priced at 199 Yuan ($29), and is touted as a storyteller for children, as the company claims that it is smart enough to read from over a catalog of 10,000 books. But the Xiaomi bunny can do more. It is even capable of sending and receiving messages from WeChat (popular messaging app in China). It uses Xiaomi's personal voice assistant to do so.

Kuri is about 20-inch tall and makes perfect interaction with kids with its cute tiny eyes. The home robot works with other IoT device via the Kuri App. A 1,800mAh battery fuels the gadget which can help it last for around 7 hours.


Xiaomi adds that with more time and interaction with the user, the device becomes smarter at speech recognition. Interacting with bunny will also light up its ears. The device is currently available only in China as there is no word on availability in other countries.



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