Robots: The Latest Trend in Consumer Electronics?

  • November 3, 2009
Personal robots could be the latest trend in consumer electronics. According to ABI Research, the personal robotics market, which stands at about $1.16 billion in 2009, will be worth $5.26 billion worldwide by 2015. (ABI defines personal robotics as products that have some intelligence, interface with their environment through sensors, and perform a desired function, such as security, entertainment or education.) According to the research company, North America will be the largest market for robotics, followed by Asia-Pacific. --Aaron Baar

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