China-based electric vehicle manufacturer XPeng revealed a robotic unicorn that might be the coolest or strangest home companion yet, depending on whether one minds waking up to this bizarre creature. Officially called “Little White Dragon,” it comes equipped with a variety of sensors and cameras, including LiDAR, which are used to create a map of your home. When it’s time to recharge, the unicorn trots back to its wireless charging pad. Read more for a video and additional information.
Other features include the ability to replace the rideable saddle with a small bucket to transport items. UserThere’s no word yet on pricing or availability, but the closest thing available on the market today is Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot, priced at a whopping $74,500 USD. He Xiaopeng, co-founder and chief executive of XPeng, hopes that robots like these are not only able to complete housework, but also entertain kids in the future.
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