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Misty Hears You… So What Comes Next?

The human brain uses several cues for sound localization including the intensity (loudness), timing, and the frequency of noise. Due to the need to detect and react timely to threats, humans have become quite good at locating the source of sound — within two degrees of space, in fact! For the hearing enabled, it’s the reason you can tell whether a

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Skill Spotlight: The Misty Conversation Skill

As more Misty’s are released into the wild, the Misty Team is excited to see the skills that developers build. Today, we’re talking Cameron Henneke, a developer from the Boulder area, about the Misty Conversation Skill he recently built and shared in the Community Forum.  Cameron, welcome to the Misty blog! Before we dive into your skill, can you tell

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Expanding Upon Misty’s Native Capabilities

To successfully bring your code off the screen and into a 3D space, Misty must be able to communicate with her environment in many ways. While Misty is already packed with sophisticated technology — including 25 sensors — your use cases may call for additional sensors. Today, we’re covering several ways you can add to Misty’s native capabilities by using

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Bringing Dense 3D Mapping to Misty

As we continue to deliver robots to backers and people begin building skills for Misty, it’s important to us that you remain informed about the state of the art (technology) and the state of the product (Misty II).  One of the capabilities we are working towards for Misty II, is the ability to autonomously move about an environment, avoiding obstacles

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Ian and Misty Blog Post Sept

Building a Misty Alarm Clock Skill with Ian Bernstein

A couple of weeks back, Ian Bernstein, Misty’s founder, shared his unboxing video of Misty II. She was hot off the production line in China. Since then, we’ve delivered dozens of Misty II’s to backers around the country (and there are many more on the way)! An early thought for anyone expecting their first robot is what skill to build

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Misty, Say…

The Misty Photo Booth Skill illustrates how text messaging is a pretty sociable way to ask a robot to do something. Today, we’re breaking down another useful skill Misty can do to help you: the Misty Text to Speech Skill. Following our skill set-up instructions, we share examples of other skills and use cases that this one may complement. Misty

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