Asus unveils first home robot, new mobile products

Monday 30 May 2016 | 17:11 CET | News

Asus chairman Jonney Shih unveiled the company's first home robot and new mobile products at the Zenvolution press event at Computex 2016. To be made available in the next 9 to 12 months at USD 599, Zenbo was presented as a companion that helps seniors enjoy a connected digital life and safeguard their health and well-being, a fun an educational playmate for children, and a household helper. Zenbo can connect to and control many smart home and traditional devices, including lights, TVs, air conditioners, and more.

The company also launched 'Zenbo Developer Program,' an ecosystem aimed at developers that covers various domains, namely education, entertainment, healthcare, convenient living and smart home. Zenbo supports a growing number of custom apps that expand his capabilities and bring new features to users. The free programme provides members access to the Zenbo SDK and a library of information they need to bring their creative ideas to life. In addition, Zenbo partners can work with Asus to help build a rich, robotic ecosystem that will enhance Zenbo and enrich users’ lives.

The line-up of mobile devices includes the all-new ZenFone 3 family, featuring ZenFone 3 Deluxe, the new flagship Asus smartphone with advanced camera technology that takes mobile photography to the next level; ZenFone 3, a feature-packed smartphone that brings premium design and empowering performance to users; and ZenFone 3 Ultra, a smartphone with a 6.8-inch Full HD display that excels at entertainment. Also announced were ZenBook 3, a lightweight notebook with a premium aluminum design, along with Asus Transformer 3 and Asus Transformer 3 Pro PCs.

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