Thursday, February 02, 2006

Sony Halts AIBO Program

According to CNN, Sony Corp. has decided to end its mildly successful AIBO robot dog product line. In fact, Sony will discontinue all its robot pet products in an effort to streamline efficiency and increase profits.

No word of this yet on the AIBO site.

Most distressing to AIBO fans, however, is that Sony will only continue to supply replacement parts for an additional seven years (2013). Hacking sites notwithstanding, that leaves the average AIBO owner without a veterinarian, so to speak....

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