QRIO (“Quest for cuRIOsity”, originally named Sony Dream Robot or SDR) was to be bipedal humanoid entertainment robot marketed and sold by Sony to follow up on the success of its AIBO toy. QRIO stood approximately 0.6 m (2 feet) tall and weighed 7.3 kg (16 pounds). QRIO’s slogan was “Makes life fun, makes you happy!”
Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社, Sonī Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest media conglomerates with revenue of $68.39 billion (as of 2006) based in Minato, Tokyo. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video games, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets.