The new Sony AIBO ERS-220 looks more robot-like as compared to its predecessors, with an antenna instead of ears and fancy lights including a retractable head light. With an optional wireless LAN card, one can watch live footage from its cameras and control it wirelessly up to a distance of 90 meters or 295 feet. BBC News has a review.
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