This cute new robot from Anki is definitely the droid you’re looking for

Anki Vector robot

Who among us isn't a sucker for a cute robot you can play games with, that you can ask questions and that beeps like a pint-sized R2D2? Robotics startup Anki is certainly betting a large number of people fall in that category -- and, indeed, will fall in love with the company's new home robot companion Vector, a sibling of sorts to Anki's previous Cozmo robot.

Anki has sold more than 1.5 million to date of the latter, remarkable considering Cozmo is an adorable $180 toy comparable to a real-world Wall-E with limited functionality. Here's how Anki president and co-founder Hanns Tappeiner describes Vector, which will cost about $250 and ship in October.

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