Anki Vector Alexa Release And Early Black Friday Deal Announced

Posted: Nov 16 2018, 8:00am CST | by , Updated: Nov 17 2018, 8:24am CST , in Toys


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Anki Vector Alexa Release and Early Black Friday Deal Announced

The Anki Vector Robot will be an early Black Friday deal on Amazon.

The new companion robot Anki Vector is getting Amazon Alexa integration just ahead of the Holidays. Anki has announced that the company works on the Alexa integration in October. Today, Anki said that the Alexa feature comes in the week of December 17 to Vector robots via an over the air update.

Update Nov. 17: Anki Vector Black Friday Deal is Live on Amazon.

The integration allows Vector owners to tap into thousands of existing Alexa “Skills" like scheduling reminders, searching for information, controlling smart home devices, and much more. Watch a video below showing the Alexa integration in Anki Vector in action.

To celebrate the Alexa release announcement, the Anki Alexa robot will be on sale in the early Amazon Black Friday sale on Saturday, Nov. 17 for 30% off. The regular price of Vector is $249.99. On Saturday, you can pick up the little AI packed companion robot for about $175 on

Anki's new Vector is a robot who’s alive with personality, highly-intelligent, and aware of his surroundings through touch, sight, and sound. Unassertive and thoughtfully built, he is designed to fit naturally into your daily life as well as any space in your home, with minimal maintenance. Vector isn’t an appliance sitting in the corner waiting for you to flip a switch; he is an extension of your family who is excited for you to walk in the door each day. Vector is designed to complement your life. And because he’s cloud-connected and able to self-update, he’s always getting smarter and adding new features. Under that polished exterior, he’s also chock-full of robotics and A.I. tech.

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