|The Innvo Labs PLEOrb, circa 2011|
PLEO is a currently manufacturered series of entertainment robots based on the concept of creating a 'life form'. The original PLEO was released by Ugobe in 2007 but was not a commercial hit- Ugobe filed for bankruptcy in 2009. The manufacturer Jetta purchased the rights to the PLEO series and continued with the PLEOrb, released in 2011. Commerical support for the original PLEO ceased in January of 2016.