Note-Writing Robots Pen Letters In Your Handwriting
- Julianne Pepitone for NBC News March 13th, 2015
- Source: http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovation/bonds-note-writing-robots-pen-letters-your-handwriting-n322906
A New York City-based startup has created robots that can learn your handwriting -- and turn digital notes you write into letters penned on crisp stationery that look like you hand-wrote them yourself.
The startup, called Bond, instructs customers to send in a writing sample. Calligraphers who work at the company help digitize the handwriting in part by hand-tracing the letters. From there, Bond's pen-wielding robots can convert typed-out notes into physical letters written on stationery the customer selects.
Bond stuffs the envelope and sends the "handwritten" note to the recipient -- who may be a customer of a company that wants to send personalized notes in every order, or the guest of a bride and groom who used Bond to send their thank-you cards.