NYU Polytechnic Institute's smartphone-controlled robot will allow grannies to read bedtime stories remotely

 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.

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