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Xiaomi Pumpkii robot for pet entertainment (4 photos)


Xiaomi continues to expand its rangehigh-tech products and begins to expand into the huge market for pet products. Another brainchild of engineers is presented on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform called Pumpkii and is a modular robot designed to entertain pets, track their behavior and broadcast photos and videos to the owner's gadgets.

The Pumpkii modular robot is a multifunctionala wheeled device with an HD IP camera and many additional attachments, including capsules for 11 treats and toys for cats. There is also a robotic arm.


The hardware of the animal robot is built onbased on ARM Cortex A9 processor, has 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of permanent memory. The Pumpkii camera features a 2MP 720p sensor, 110-degree wide-angle lens, high-quality microphone and speakers.

Communication is carried out using modulesBluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi and allows you to communicate with your pet from anywhere in the world via a smartphone, take a photo or video, and control the movement of the robot. Pumpkii is available on the App Store and Google Play.

Pumpkii is made from industrial materialABS that can withstand external pressure up to 30 lbs. It's collision-resistant and tough enough to withstand the bite of your favorite pet. Autonomous operation is provided by a 2200 mAh battery, which guarantees 8 hours of operation of the robot and 3 days of standby time.


Pumpkii supports auto recharge withlow power consumption. It can automatically return to the docking station for recharging when the power is less than 40%. The attachment allows not only to entertain animals, but also, using a robotic arm, to empty the cat litter box.


The Pumpkii pet robot will cost $ 149 on Indiegogo when pre-ordered, and $ 249 with a cat litter box robot.

Source: gizmochina