Omate Announces Yumi, the World’s First Family Robot Powered by Android with Amazon Alexa.

San Francisco November 1st, 2016 – Today, Omate announced the Omate Yumi – the World’s first home robot built on AI from the ground up with Amazon Alexa.

 

 


Omate’s mission is to connect every family member through new type of Internet of Things experiences.
 
Modules powered by Omate are used in wearable devices enhancing the lifestyle of many family members from
kids to seniors; from fashionistas to lone workers
 
Today with Yumi, Omate is entering a new game-changing smart home IoT category: Robotics!

 

 


For Yumi, Dad is Android and Mum is Alexa.

“We have spent over a year from design to engineering in order to give birth to Yumi. It required deep Android software customization to combine high-end audio and state-of-the-art AI into its complex mechanical design. Yumi has been built on AI from the ground up, it is an incredibly smart and cute robot; a personal assistant, a music hub and a smart-home control point all in one.” said Laurent Le Pen, Founder & CEO at Omate.

 

VIDEO: Building the Omate Yumi Robot: a One Year Journey

Timeline from Design to Engineering on how Omate has designed its very first robot in a year.

 

 

At your service!
Yumi lets anyone in the family kids or adults have a conversation with it.

 

 

 

Smart Assistant:

  • Interact in a hands-free way, simply using your voice.
  • Ask Yumi what you want to know: weather forecast, news report, traffic info, etc…
  • Enjoy Music and Entertainment by asking Yumi to play a song or a playlist directly from your favorite cloud services: Spotify / Pandora / TuneIn / Amazon Music…
  • Connect Yumi to your smart home networking systems
  • Securely check your home activity with the front camera of Yumi via the remote control app
  • And much more with over 3,000 Amazon Alexa skills apps

 
The Real “Droid” Deal:

  • Make video calls via your favorite VoIP apps
  • Connect Yumi to your TV via HDMI
  • Browse the web, check emails
  • Play games
  • And much more with over 2 million available apps in the Google Play Store

Press Kit: HD Photos and Videos of Yumi are available here:

 

 

 

Subscribe on www.omate.com to get $250 off a limited edition of Yumi on November 15 on Indiegogo.

 

 

1. Artificial Intelligence
Ask anything you want to Yumi all of this is done by speaking with Yumi.
Interact with Yumi and Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service (AVS) just like you do with your Amazon Echo.

2. Powerful Wireless Speakers
Best-in-class stereo sound system for music lovers, Yumi delivers crystal clear sound – Audio Certified by
Arkamys – and fits anywhere offering the most vibrant sound ever heard from a stereo mobile wireless speaker. Yumi automatically detects the sound source location thanks to its five embedded microphones so Yumi will look at you when you ask him a question.

3. Video Call / Remote Camera Surveillance
Run any VoIP Android apps for Family video calls such as Skype / Google Duo / Viber and many others. Yumi can also act as a video camera surveillance CCTV via its embedded high quality UltraPixel front camera; and yes! Yumi can move via its embedded rotor engines and through the companion monitoring app so you can remotely check your home wherever you are directly from your smartphone.
 
4. Smart Home Connectivity
Connect the most popular smart home networking systems via their Alexa skills. Connect Yumi to your TV either via Cast or HDMI and browse Internet from the front HD touch color display; play online videos and download apps and games from 3rd party application stores.
 

5. Full Android / Developer Friendly
Offer full Android ecosystem to developers to create and test their own applications.
Port any Artificial Intelligence on top of 
Yumi; customize and test your own Android Apps and Amazon Alexa Skills. 

www.omate.com/meet_yumi

 

 

The price of Yumi Limited Editions will start from $349 for the Omate Yumi Developer Edition on Indiegogo on November 15. (Estimated Delivery: March 2017)

Yumi will be available in the retail in the course of Q3 2017 (official date TBC) and the price will increase to $599. Save $250.
 

Subscribe on www.omate.com for more information

 

 

Meet Yumi in San Francisco on November 2nd from 5pm.
 

Press RSVP: http://getgeeked.tv/rsvp-sf-2016/
 
Venue: Terra Gallery – 511 Harrison Street, San Francisco

  • Wednesday, Nov 2: Press only: 5pm to 8pm
  • Thursday, Nov 3: Public and Press: 6pm to 9pm

 

“We always offer limited edition of our new technologies in exclusivity through crowdfunding; this is the basis of our B2C2B model. Omate is a premium brand with high quality, innovation and good margins for the whole channel. We are glad to offer first models directly to our loyal community of early adopters and developers at an incredible price and six months before anyone else in the World.” said Laurent Le Pen, Founder & CEO at Omate.

 

About Amazon:
Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.
For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about
 
 
About Omate:

Omate is a hardware and software company that designs wearable tech and IoT products. We are telecom engineers, Android developers and designers. We focus on tech and we team up with folks legitimate in other industries. Omate offers full turnkey solutions “Powered by Omate” including hardware modules and software stack allowing companies to design IoT and wearable tech devices. Omate’s mission is to connect every family member to Internet through new types of user experiences. Omate is a 500startups backed company operating in Mountain View – California; Hong Kong and Shenzhen – China. 

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