ARBO, the latest innovation from Panasonic is your closest virtual buddy you could ever befriend. Right from the time you wake up till the time you retire to bed, ARBO is with you all the time recommending you of things you need to do, calls you need to make & the routine you need to follow. ARBO, as a true buddy, tracks your usage patterns and predicatively makes recommendations to you.

With a simple interface and a set of fixed prompts, it is easy to set Arbo working for you. Arbo even reads your app habits and through your usage patterns, it lets you get the best out of your installed apps. Now with this revolutionary technology, your mobile experience becomes even more personal. So, welcome to the world of artificial intelligence.

Bring home this virtual buddy and get guided to the best mobile experiences. This is what, the next generation of mobility is all about.

Virtual buddy with AI


In current times when lifestyles are hectic and fast paced, you’d surely welcome a buddy in your life who charts your daily activities. Here’s welcoming ARBO powered by machine learning that learns, grows and improves every time you use your smartphone.

Get cues on settings


Now get prompts from ARBO for setting changes with its ‘location identification’ feature. ARBO recognizes your regular location and sends out prompts to make changes to your settings.

Reads your app habits


ARBO keeps a track of the apps in your phone. This smart virtual buddy charts your regular app usage habits and predicts them for you.

Your routine your way


On a daily basis, ARBO knows your frequently called numbers at a particular time, thus giving you reminders at that particular time. ARBO will not let you miss out on the calls that make your day tick.

Added advantage


When you change your smartphone, your ARBO persona is carried forward. Each time you login to a new device, ARBO recognizes you, starts from the same point and excites you with same level of accurate suggestions.

Your bluetooth hook-up


Get instant prompts from ARBO to connect to your Bluetooth devices. On a time based and location based settings, your virtual buddy makes Bluetooth available to you as required.

Operate with ease


With ARBO’s single handed interface and predictive prompts, always stay a step ahead. ARBO also offers a set of fixed prompts that you can choose from.

Just when you wake up


Arbo, through its pattern analysis learns what you do when you get up in the morning. Be it your fitness or music, it recommends the app to pep you up for the day ahead.

Your business assistant


When you reach office, Arbo preditcs which call you are most likely going to make. So, it intuitively sets up Skype for you. A virtual buddy is what we would like to call Arbo.

Are you hungry?


Arbo exacly knows when you take a break for lunch. So, it intuitively recommends your food ordering app. Truly, a friend in need is a friend indeed.

Time to go home


Once again, ARBO is out to help. ARBO knows when you punch out from your work and advises you to book a cab home.

Time to chill out


Arbo knows when is the time to chill out. This virtual buddy helps you pair your bluetooth music system with your smartphone when you launch your Google music app.

Bring home your arbo


ARBO now comes to you exclusively bundled with RAY MAX and RAY X smartphones. So, what are you waiting for? Bring home your virtual buddy now.

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What is ARBO?

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ARBO is a virtual assistant program, developed by Panasonic Smartphones, to understand user’s interaction with his/her Smartphone and after understanding this, provide suggestions when user unlocks Smartphones.

 

 

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How do I use ARBO?

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Arbo will be available on Panasonic Eluga A3 & Eluga A3 Pro out of the box and on Eluga Ray, Eluga Ray X & Eluga Ray Max as over the air (OTA) update.

 

Once updated, user can see ARBO icon on Smartphone App Tray. Upon clicking this icon, user will be taken to a login process to create an account for ARBO. Once account is successfully created, ARBO shall be ready to work.

 

 

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How to create an account for ARBO?

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Just follow Login Process for ARBO, as explained above. To create an account, you will have to use your Gmail ID

 

 

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Can I connect multiple google accounts for ARBO on my Smartphone?

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You can create an account with any valid Google Email id. However the most recent id through which you have created the account will be considered as your final ID

 

 

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Can I turn ARBO off on my Smartphone?

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Yes you may turn ARBO On/Off through ARBO Settings page

 

 

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Can ARBO listen to my queries and share relevant answers to such queries?

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No. Presently ARBO doesn’t have any interface to listen to your queries and replying to them

 

 

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How long will it take for ARBO to predict my daily pattern correctly?

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ARBO needs atleast 24 hours (post activation/account creation) to start proposing suggestion to a user. However during initial days, it might not be very accurate. But as ARBO grows on more data it will keep evolving to give you best suggestions considering your activities pattern, time, location etc.

 

 

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Does ARBO collect my personal information such as passwords, email, contacts etc?

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No, ARBO doesn’t collect any of your personal information except email ID and Device IMEI number, which is required to create a unique account for user

 

 

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Do I have to start from beginning if I activate ARBO on a new gmail ID?

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Yes, since user’s identity is based on his/her gmail ID, activating ARBO on new gmail ID  means it’s a new account on same device or another device

 

 

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Will ARBO remember my patterns or behaviour on my new device in case of theft or loss of old device?

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Yes, if you login with same Gmail ID, ARBO will remember your previous usage information and consider your past data to provide you relevant suggestions

 

 

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Is ARBO ready to work once it’s installed on my Smartphone after FOTA update?

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No, you will have to create an account on ARBO to start using it.

 

 

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What type of suggestions will ARBO provide?

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In present version, ARBO tracks your settings change (time and location of change), calls & App usage and will give you relevant suggestions based on these parameters. However suggestions will be more and more relevant as ARBO gets more and more information on your usage behaviour

 

 

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Will the suggestions improve over time?

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Yes, as ARBO shall have more and more details, suggestions will be more relevant

 

 

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Does ARBO provide any location specific information?

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Yes, ARBO also considers user’s location while providing settings related suggestions

 

 

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How does ARBO understand my location?

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You can go to ARBO settings page and can define Home & Office (and more such locations)

 

 

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Does ARBO require internet connection to work?

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Yes, ARBO shall be updating information to ARBO cloud once in a day (usually every 24 hours post account creation). After it processes information, it updates your schedule on your Smartphone through ARBO App. So internet connection is required for sync up once in a day.

However it will give you suggestions even if there is no internet connection

 

 

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How much data is consumed by ARBO while syncing up information on cloud?

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For the first time the file size might be around 1MB. Thereafter file size will be less than 1MB

 

 

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Does ARBO also stores daily data on my Smartphone’s storage?

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No ARBO doesn’t store data locally as it transmit a day’s data to cloud everyday.

 

 

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Does ARBO consume a lot of battery while sending data or while providing suggestions?

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ARBO is a very light application and doesn’t have any adverse impact on your Smartphone’s battery, even if ARBO is working continuously.