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Sony entertainment Robot

November 1, 2017

TOKYO- Japan's Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai introduces the entertainment robot "aibo" during a press preview at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on November 1, 2017.

Japanese electronics giant Sony is marking the year of the dog by bringing back to life its robot canine -- packed with artificial intelligence and internet capability. Jiji Press

Japan Sony Aibo Robot Dog

Sony Corp.'s fully remodeled "aibo" dog-like robot equipped with artificial intelligence and communications function is shown at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. The Japanese electronics giant said Wednesday that it will launch the new aibo on Jan. 11 next year, marking the return of the robot pet after a hiatus of 12 years.