RoboWaiter wants to make American restaurants great again with robots

 RoboWaiter’s crack team, consisting of a developer, designer and a robotics expert, came together at last night’s Disrupt NY hackathon to create a faster, better, smarter waiter using IBM Watson and robots. Read More

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The Ohmni home robot wants to help families stay in touch with telepresence

 Home robotics is an area of intense interest, with many large companies exploring how they might best address the potential market. Bosch subsidiary Mayfield Robotics has Kuri, and automakers including Toyota and Honda have their own approach, which a focus on independence for people continuing into our senior years. Startup OhmniLabs thinks that human connection is what will convince people… Read More

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GoPro wants to buy the GoPro sitting in your junk drawer

 Likely in an effort to spur sales, GoPro just announced a trade-in program that nets participants $ 50 or $ 100 towards a GoPro Hero5 Session or Hero5 Black, respectively, for any older GoPro camera.
Josh Constine got it right last year in his article called The GoProblem. “Action cameras are like tablets. Lots of people want ONE. But very few need to constantly update to the latest… Read More

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If you like to linger where it’s shady the Populele wants to linger too

 If music be the food of love then get ready to hit the Old Country Buffet. A wild new startup is about to unleash Populele, an electric Ukulele that will teach you how to play old Uke standards like Ukulele Lady, D’yer Maker, and Tiptoe Through The Tulips. The $ 149 ukulele has surpassed its goal on Indiegogo and is slated to ship this year. The instrument has a 72-led fretboard that… Read More

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Kado wants to make the world’s thinnest charger

screen-shot-2017-02-28-at-6-51-00-am What can you wrap up in ribbons? Stick in your sock? And what can you take out in public and not get thrown in the dock? The Kado phone charger, of course. This new product by Itay Hasid and Daniel Assis is making the rounds at MWC and is essentially the “world’s thinnest wall charger for smartphones.” Obviously a wall charger isn’t that exciting but the pair raised… Read More

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