UBTECH’s Alpha 2 and Jimu Robot Named CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honorees

Industry’s Most Nimble, Intelligent and STEM-Friendly Robots to Be Featured as Part of CES 2017 Innovation Showcase

LOS ANGELES--()--UBTECH Robotics, the company that created the cutting-edge Alpha Series of humanoid robots, today announced its Alpha 2 and Jimu Robot range have been named CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honorees. The annual awards celebrate outstanding product design and engineering in brand new consumer technology products. The Alpha 2, the first humanoid robot for the family designed for practical household service and companionship, along with Jimu Robot, an interactive, STEM-friendly robotic building block system that lets kids 8–14 build, program and share their robot creations, were selected in the Tech for a Better World category that honors products that share a common goal or ability to impact the world in a positive way.

“We’re excited to be named a CES Innovation Award Honoree and look forward to showcasing our family-friendly robots at CES in January.”

“The Alpha 2 and Jimu Robot range all exemplify Tech for a Better World as they combine intelligence, social interaction and learning that turns a companion robot into a valued member of the family,” said James Chow, CEO, UBTECH. “We’re excited to be named a CES Innovation Award Honoree and look forward to showcasing our family-friendly robots at CES in January.”

As a CES 2017 Innovation Award Honoree, the Alpha 2 and Jimu Robot range, which includes Buzzbot and Muttbot, MeeBot, Inventor, Explorer, and Animal Add-on Kits, will be featured as part of the CES 2017 Innovation showcase, one of the most popular destinations on the CES show floor. Additionally, UBTECH will host its own CES booth at Sands Expo, Hall A-D, booth #42151 to feature and demo its entire line of innovative robots. CES takes place January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Integrated with smartphone technology, the Alpha 2 is a programmable humanoid device with a smart brain and nimble body than can interact, help and serve people. Its abilities include managing calendars and providing verbal updates, conducting home security monitoring and alerts, and performing various entertainment functions. Jimu Robot fosters innovation and creativity in kids and teens while providing valuable STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) learning as they build and code their robot. The Alpha 2 and Jimu Robot coincide with UBTECH’s mission of putting a robot in every home and integrating robots into people’s daily lives for a more intelligent and human-friendly way of leisure life.

For more information on UBTECH and its complete line of robots, please visit www.ubtrobot.com.

About UBTECH Robotics:

Established to provide cutting-edge technical solutions, UBTECH Robotics is a highly innovative software house, systems integrator and technology provider. The company is best known globally as the industry leader in humanoid robotics like the Alpha 1S. With its world-class robots that are interactive and enjoyable for the entire family, UBTECH Robotics allows you step away from traditional play and into a world where robots are our friends. For additional information about the company, follow UBTECH ROBOTICS on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and at www.ubtrobot.com.


Donna Loughlin Michaels, 408-393-5575

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