Arab News Japan
TOKYO: Vanguard Industries, Inc., based in Tokyo, announced that it has been honored with the “Best of Innovation Awards” from CES 2021 for its AI Pet Robot “MOFLIN” that it is continuing to develop and manufacture. MOFLIN received the highest “Best Innovation Award” in the “Robotics” category because of its exceptional design and functionality. The announcement was made at the first-ever, all-digital CES 2021 in Las Vegas.
The CES Innovation Awards program is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products and is judged by members of the media, designers, engineers and others.
MOFLIN was created from an entirely new and ambitious concept of a having a soft lovable pet robot with advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) that enables it to learn, evolve, interact, and create its own unique personality like that of a living pet. It has a soft warm fur coat and responds with various sounds.
“I am really excited and honored to receive the Best of Innovation Award,” said Masahiko Yamanaka, CEO of Vanguard Industries. “We see many possibilities in MOFLIN as it received praise and support from people all over the world. We plan on continuing to develop this project.”