Robot helper for house work

According to SpotMini it is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing 55 lbs. SpotMini is all-electric (no hydraulics) and runs for about 90 minutes on a charge, depending on what it is doing.

SpotMini is one of the quietest robots we have ever built. It has a variety of sensors, and cameras. Spotmini uses a human for high-level guidance.  It can be helpful getting household work done.:)

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Amazon’s Alexa can now set DVR recordings

Alexa’s ability to control DVRs is going to improve in the near future. Amazon announced today that it’s updated its Video Skill API so that Alexa can now start recordings, launch an app, or carry out playback commands. Multiple set-top box makers already committed to updating or building Alexa skills with these features, including Dish,…

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Smart cookie

As advances in artificial intelligence grow, companies are looking for new applications and fields to apply the technology. One whimsical output sees Google applying AI to creating food and more topically baking cookies. Fortunately, all are able to benefit from this “advancement” with the company publishing the recipe. more…

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