BOCCO emo is a communication
robot that keeps families connected.

While trying to connect with our friends afar via social media, many of us forget to talk with those who are close to us: Our families.
BOCCO emo is designed to help loved ones stay in touch and talk more to create even tighter family bonds.


  • Exchanging Messages

    Exchanging Messages

    BOCCO emo makes sending and receiving messages as easy as 1, 2, 3 — even for your grandparents!
    You can easily type or record your message on BOCCO emo’s mobile app. Just press "send," and the robot that your family has at home will start playing it for them. Your family can simply press the "record" and "send" buttons on the robot to reply to your message. The app on your phone will automatically transcribe those replies into a text format.
    To replay a message on the robot, you can say, "emo-chan, play my messages." for example. You can also give a unique name to BOCCO emo instead of the default name, "emo-chan."

  • Weather Alert and Schedule Reminders

    Weather Alert and Schedule Reminders

    BOCCO can send you weather alerts and schedule reminders. These are some of BOCCO emo’s “IoT functions.” You also can connect BOCCO emo to various “smart” devices to operate them remotely and receive notifications via the robot.

  • Sensor Connection

    Sensor Connection

    By linking up with various sensors, you can receive notifications when a family member returns home, or measure the temperature and humidity of certain rooms when you are not home.

    BOCCO emo has three types of built-in sensors. Using an illuminance sensor, a vibration sensor, and a motion sensor, it accurately grasps the surrounding conditions and returns the best response.

  • Reacts to Your Words

    BOCCO emo can respond to your greetings such as "I'm home!" or even phrases like "I'm tired."
    It can interact with family members using its original "emo language." You will be able to understand it naturally through its emotional expressions.

    By spending time with you and your family, BOCCO emo grows and evolves to become a more connected robot. BOCCO emo will continue to grow with updates even after it arrives at your home.


BOCCO emoと家族をつなぐ 特別なメッセージアプリ

The BOCCO emo app is a family bulletin board that allows you to check on your family and sensor responses. When you talk to BOCCO emo, your voice is sent as a voice message. You can also send a text or voice message through your smartphone.
Family members will be able to communicate easily with children, parents, and grandparents who cannot operate smartphones.


  • good design award


  • CNET
  • The Washington Post
  • ABC News
  • Digital Trends
  • BBC
  • Olhar Digital


  • SIZE

    W90 x D90 x H150 mm


    400 g


    100-240V AC adapter


    6.8 W


    IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)


    Bluetooth Low Energy


    AC adapter, original picture book


    Wi-Fi router, smartphone


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