One design being cooked up over at Microsoft's Next PC Design is the Pussy Cat robot. The Cat has two modes, Personal Computer Mode and Pussy Cat Mode. As a personal computer, it has basic PC functions such as playing video, music, games, Internet access, IM, Email, Alarm, and more. As a Pussy Cat, the four-legged feline is a house monitoring and face recognition system, as well as an air freshner. The bottom of his paws light up so you can see his every move in the dark.
"A real mobile PC that implements A.I. robot and air refresher. The main concept of designing a moving computer is to make convenience for people that they are doing something else but they can use computer without their own move. Pussy Cat will come immediately to serve your purpose. It also provides us fresh environment and fun. Pussy Cat have 2 modes: Personal Computer Mode and Pussy Cat Mode. As a Personal Computer, all basic tasks: watching video, listening music, playing game, surfing internet, instant messaging, email, reminder, alarm, etc. As a Pussy Cat, an A.I. 4-legged robotic cat can move around home. It has face recognition technology that let it remember who is master. Under our control, it can be a good home monitor and would have fun in role play with distant friends. Lit footprints make it brights anywhere anytime. A self-feeding system, this is an automatic charging technology for charging up the power. It is an air refresher for making fresh environment."