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