Loomo, the Mobile Robot Sidekick from Segway

On Indiegogo now, an electronic companion with advanced computer vision, carrying capabilities and an expressive personality

A visual analysis of Loomo gives quite a bit away. First, its wheels and connective feet-platform nods to its parent company, Segway Robotics, which makes sense as Loomo is a personal, self-balancing transporter itself. But when you look Loomo in the face, or screen, something else is evident: personality. The robot has an emotion engine, powering lighthearted expressions that are actually quite endearing. Everything in …