A Chinese EV startup wants to build a ridable robot unicorn for kids

Never mind buying a robot dog for your kids — you might just get them a mythical creature instead. Chinese EV maker Xpeng has teased a robot unicorn meant for children to ride. As SCMP notes, the quadruped will take advantage of Xpeng’s experiences with autonomous driving and other AI tasks to navigate multiple terrain types, recognize objects and provide “emotional interaction.”

The company is shy on most other details, although the design looks and trots like a cuter, more kid-friendly version of Boston Robotics’ Spot. It’s appropriately about as tall as a child. Sorry, folks, you won’t prance your way to work.

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