Andrew Rapo
October 12, 2016

Jibo Skills are built around voice interactions. We refer to the Voice User Interface as the VUI . The goal of VUI development is to enable dialog . In the early versions of the Jibo SDK, the VUI toolkit included the Listen behavior (speech recognition) and the TTS behavior (text-to-speech). With these simple building blocks it is possible to create rich dialog experiences, but it is a lot of work.

Taking What You Build Today into the Next Version of the SDK

Justin Woo
September 27, 2016

The next version of the Jibo SDK includes new tools, which will make the building of skills (robot applications) that much easier. These include Adobe Animate Pipeline, MIMs, Flow Editor, GUI Kit, Embodied Speech and User Identification and Knowledge Base API’s. We are targeting late this year for the release of this new version.

SDK Program Update

Jonathan Ross
September 22, 2016

SDK Program Update

Back on May 23 rd I wrote the inaugural Jibo Developer Blog post, The Jibo SDK: Reaching out Beyond the Screen . This was timed with the public beta release of the Jibo SDK. In that post I commented briefly on “What’s Next”, and the main theme I introduced was putting more emphasis on Jibo as a platform.

Jibo visits "That" Conference

Justin Woo
August 15, 2016

Every year at the Kalahari Resort in the beautiful Wisconsin Dells developers gather for "That" Conference . Also called "Summer Camp for Geeks" a thousand fellow campers and families gather to geek out on everything from writing code, building robots to making paper airplanes.

However it's the diverse audience and speakers that really attract people to this conference.

Sound Localization Sample Code

Susan Pedicini
August 3, 2016

Jibo has many features that set him apart from smartphones, tablets, and other flat-content technologies, including his sound localization capabilities. Jibo can not only detect when he hears sound, but also know which direction that sound is coming from. This gives him a wonderfully lifelike quality, since he can turn to look at sound and speech in a 360-degree radius, just like a human or pet.

Jibo + IFTTT in 10 minutes

Justin Woo
July 11, 2016

Here are 10 easy steps (< 10 minutes) on how to get Jibo to send you an email through IFTTT by connecting the Jibo SDK to your own custom IFTTT Maker recipe.

What is IFTTT ? IFTTT is a free web-based service that allows users to create chains of simple conditional statements, called "recipes", which are triggered based on changes to other web services such as Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.