The first commercial AIBO. With a beagle-like appearance. silver; began sales 1 June 1999 for delivery in August; limited production of 3,000 for Japan and 2,000 for the USA. Available on the internet and sold out in just 20 minutes after launch. Good Design Award Grand Prize. Price 250 000 yen (excluding tax).
AIBO is capable of four-legged locomotion and can also perform other complex movements using its mouth, tail, and head. Aibo incorporates various sensors and autonomous programs that enable it to behave like a living creature, reacting to external stimuli and acting on its own judgement.