CyberDog is a quadruped robot designed as a research platform as well as a robotic pet. It can walk, run, and even do backflips. Researchers, hobbyists, and students can use CyberDog to explore how robots work and how they could serve as companions to people.
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CyberDog is the first legged robot designed by Xiaomi.
CyberDog was developed in 2021 by Chinese consumer electronics giant Xiaomi. The company described it as a "bio-inspired quadruped robot" designed for "the open source community and developers worldwide." Xiaomi engineers developed custom servo motors to power the robot and allow it to do tricks like backflips.
CyberDog is equipped with a NVIDIA Jetson Xavier, a powerful compute module for control, sensor processing, and AI. According to the company, the robot can perform tasks such as autonomous navigation, object tracking, SLAM, obstacle avoidance, and face and voice recognition.
Xiaomi built 1,000 units of CyberDog to be shipped to robot enthusiasts, researchers, and engineers.