SenseTime, has launched its first consumer product "SenseRobot", an AI interactive Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) robot for family entertainment, further expanding its "smart life" product offerings. The product has been certified by the Chinese Xiangqi Association, with Guo Jingjing, the multiple Olympic gold medallist, as chief product experience officer. Through its cutting-edge AI technology and the leading industrial grade robotic arm technology, SenseTime has developed a physical AI Chinese chess robot that can teach and play chess face-to-face with users, furthering the promotion of traditional Chinese chess culture with technology.
Smart Life is one of SenseTime's four major businesses, for which SenseTime has been committed to improving end-users' experience and advancing the interconnection of physical and digital worlds. SenseRobot, as its first product facing consumers, lays an important foundation to expand its Smart Life business. SenseRobot has an appealing, simple, high-tech design and an appearance of a small astronaut.
It offers players different playing modes including AI Chinese chess learning, endgame challenge, Chinese chess breakthrough and final challenge as well as multiple skill levels to choose from, starting with "basic" to explain Chinese chess to more than 100 endgame settings and 26 levels of matches. SenseRobot is highly praised for its combination of advanced Chinese chess skills, ability to match players at different levels and human-like responses through AI deep learning and self-training. Its advanced AI features not only teach children to play Chinese chess, but also challenge the player's strategic thinking while enjoying the fun of the game.
Through SenseTime's leading AI technology and industrial grade robotic arm technology, SenseRobot was created into a physical AI robot that can be placed on the desk without straining eyesight, which is a common side effect of popular online chess games played on screens. What is especially appealing is the robot's ability to strengthen family bonds, providing an opportunity for the whole family to participate and interact together. It enhances emotional communication and engagement between children and other family members.
SenseRobot can achieve millimeter level of operation accuracy and ensure a smooth game process. It is certified by the Chinese Xiangqi Association, an organization promoting Chinese chess under the General Administration of Sport of China, and providing professional courses to users. It can also perform assessments for level 16-13 in the official Chinese chess level examination.
SenseRobot is officially available for pre-sale from on Tmall. The standard version is priced at RMB 1,999, and the Pro version is priced at RMB 2,499.