The results are in: TIME's 25 best inventions of 2017 include Tesla Model 3, Halo Top ice cream, iPhone X and more. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
Jibo / $899Personal robots, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, have come a long way in recent years.
But fundamentally, they’re still stationary speakers whose defining expression is a light that turns on when you speak.
It’s not just that his body swivels and swerves while he speaks, as if he’s talking with his nonexistent hands.
Photograph by Sebastian Mader for TIMEAnd while that technology may seem merely amusing—or creepy, depending on your point of view—it could fundamentally reshape how we interact with machines.
But Matt Revis, the company’s vice president of product management, is confident Jibo will evolve.
Opinion… * Man-Made
From guilt-free ice cream, futuristic shoes to elevators that can move sideways… these are the best Inventions of the year. #Trend