This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

Publication Title
The Verge
Publication/Creation Date
January 10 2019
Vox Media Inc. (creator)
Dami Lee (contributor)
Groove X (contributor)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
The Groove X Lovot Robot is designed to make its owner's life more complicated. The robot will move around, following its owner through advanced AI capabilities and sensors. It can recognize up to 1,000 people, and when it spots someone it likes, it flaps its arms up, begging to be hugged. It’s specifically built to form emotional attachments, its only purpose is to be loved.
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Entire Body
Marketing Keywords
Groove X, Groove X Lovot, CES 2019, PARO

Date archived
January 18 2019
Last edited
June 25 2019
How to cite this entry
Vox Media Inc.. (January 10 2019). "This adorable robot needs you more than you need it". The Verge. Fabric of Digital Life.