temi is announcing commencement of its activity in Europe and Middle East markets, with Zorabots – its exclusive distribution partner.
Less than one month after temi’s official launch at CES Las Vegas, the company is taking another step into the consumer market with an agreement to initially sell 10,000 robots in Europe and the Middle East with distribution channels into leading countries such as, Germany, UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, UAE and Qatar.
"Starting next month, you can go into Selfridges in London, De Bijenkorf in Amsterdam, Printemps in Paris or Kadewe in Berlin, and see the magic. Starting to take pre orders, temi will be offered at 1,999 EUR ex VAT and will ship to your doorstep around June later this year", says Yon Rosenberg, temi's Chief Business Officer.
"As Softbank Robotics lead distributor, Zorabots has always been in the forefront of robotics in Europe with thousands of units sold through our chain of multiple distributors in 22 countries. We believe temi is the robot everyone has been waiting for and we are happy to be the ones who are trusted by temi to lead the brand in Europe and the Middle East", says Fabrice Goffin, Founder and CEO of Zorabots.
"In addition to distribution, Zorabots will also enhance temi's usability by leveraging our experience in skills development, so that temi will be used in different fields such as retail stores, education, hotels, telemedicine and real estate. We’re thrilled to bring our 5 years field-based experience in human-robots interaction into temi. We are in the water and the wave of AI and Robotics is coming, come surf with us", says Tommy Deblieck, Co-Founder and CEO, Zorabots.
SELLING AT 15 LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE U.S.
At CES ‘19 the company announced its commitment to integrate Alexa and create an Echo Show-like experience into the personal robot. This will expand temi's capabilities, pioneering a whole new era of personal assistant devices. With Zorabots, new functionalities and new languages complement the already powerful temi.
temi has many exciting applications such as hands-free dynamic video calls, which allow users to drive temi through the temi app from anywhere in the world and greet or assist others at home, at storefronts and airports, hotels, restaurants, even providing elderly and medical assistance.
"Temi incorporates unparalleled technology at a reachable price, making it the ultimate way for people to communicate in this era of high-speed internet with exciting, upcoming 5G capabilities. It will dramatically transform the way we conduct business and connect with loved ones from afar", says temi CEO Yossi Wolf.
Temi’s global headquarters is located in New York City, with an R&D lab in Tel-Aviv and a business and manufacturing location in Shenzhen, China.