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Did any April Fools’ Day robot pranks fool you?

April 2, 2017
Source: Google

April Fools’ Day brings out the pranksters and tomfoolery. Some companies (see: Google) step up their game each year! Here are a few robotics or techie related ones we spotted. Any others you enjoyed? Feel free to share in the comments!

Google Garden Gnome

Google Netherlands can now harness the country’s unused windmills to banish rain from the skies: “Google Wind uses Machine Learning to recognise cloud patterns and orchestrate the network of windmills when rain is approaching.”

Virgin Trains launched a new contactless ticket system #Tickink

Amazon Echo for our pets: Petlexa

LOL Bot – The world’s first A.I comedian

Contiki’s “Artificial Intelligence Trip Managers” or ATITA

ING has come up with the “iTM”, a phone with a built-in 3D printer than can produce “cash notes on demand”

Image: IMG

Houzz has supplemented its mobile app with augmented reality. Why sell furniture when you can just blow it up?

Any others we missed?

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