Sony May Soon Be Developing Robotics and AI Consumer Products

Published by , September 5, 2016 10:09 am

(DailyMail) Sony may soon be heading into the realm of robotics and AI according to recent remarks made by CEO Kazuo Hirai. He said that Sony was keen to explore new areas of technology, and that artificial intelligence and robotics are part of that exploration.
The move towards robotics and AI is part of Sony’s ‘last one inch’ mantra, that refers to getting products close to consumers. Mr Hirai said: ‘I think the combination of ‘the last one inch’ – things that you hold in your hand to access or upload information, entertainment and so on – combined with AI and robotics is the area that is going to be a future growth area in a big way for Sony.

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