TechCrunch, Kuri is an adorable home robot

Publication Title
Publication/Creation Date
May 24 2018
Mayfield Robotics (creator)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
At CES 2017, TechCrunch interviews Mike Beebe and Sarah Osentoski of Mayfield Robotics about their adorable home robot, Kuri. Kuri looks like a little creature with a big personality and can roam around your home autonomously. She shows her emotions through her expressive eyes and through the noises she makes (they sound like chirps). Beebe notes that "Kuri is very earnest, she's helpful, and she's quite patient." Kuri can record video and capture family moments, as well as remotely monitor your home and your pets while you're away. 

Mayfield Robotics was launched in 2015. On July 25, 2018, they announced that they will be ceasing manufacturing of Kuri.
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Entire Body

Date archived
October 10 2018
Last edited
June 25 2019
How to cite this entry
Mayfield Robotics. (May 24 2018). "TechCrunch, Kuri is an adorable home robot". TechCrunch. Verizon Media. Fabric of Digital Life.