Is Pleo Back?

pleoIs everyone’s favorite robotic dinosaur Pleo coming back?

Jetta Company Limited is the company that originally produced all of the parts for Pleo.  They recently bought all of the intellectual property rights to Pleo when Ugobe had it’s bankruptcy sale.

Below is part of the original press release.

Jetta Company Limited acquires Ugobe out of receivership

Hong Kong – Jetta Company Limited acquired the assets of Ugobe and will be re-launching “Pleo” in the near future. Established in 1977, Jetta has focused on manufacturing an extended range of toy, consumer electronics, juvenile, robotic and gift products and is one of the most recognized engineering and OEM companies within the toy industry. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Jetta currently operates five production campuses in Guangdong Province which combined has over 4.5 million square feet of production floor space. At the forefront of the fast-paced toy and robotics industries, Jetta continues to strive for “excellence” and is pleased to add “Ugobe” to its operations.

Robots Rule have spoken with Steve Ohler, who is the United States  liaison for Jetta Company and confirmed that they want to bring Pleo back.  No timeframe has yet been given.

Link via (Robots Rule)

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