LG's Hub Robot is a virtual assistant for the home

The Hub Robot links to LG smart appliances and uses Amazon Alexa voice recognition to perform tasks such as starting your robotic vacuum.

This is the LG Hub Robot

It’s a personal home assistant with Amazon Alexa voice recognition

You can ask it to do things such as turn on the AC, play music, or give you the weather forecast

The robot’s screen can display facial expressions as well as videos

A camera can recognize different family members and trigger a unique greeting for each

The Hub is one of a growing number of home assistants

It can link to LG’s smart appliances

and perform tasks like scheduling your robotic vacuum to clean when you're not at home

Mini versions of the Hub robot are also available for other rooms in your house

LG has not announced a release date or pricing