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NYU Polytechnic Institute's smartphone-controlled robot will allow grannies to read bedtime stories remotely
- Lore Croghan for The Daily News March 27th, 2013
- Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/app-brooklyn-nyu-poly-students-turn-smart-phones-remote-controls-robots-article-1.1300639
Wiz kids from a downtown Brooklyn college are designing a robot to serve as a surrogate granny — and there’s an app for that.
Caesar the robot is just one of the space-age creations designed by NYU Polytechnic Institute students. Caesar will be will be able to read bedtime stories to granny’s grandkids through an app on a cellphone.