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Microsoft demos robotic receptionist

Discussion in 'News' started by Echo419, July 24, 2008.

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    Microsoft's receptionist of the future is a robot.

    Chief Research and Strategy officer Craig Mundie on Thursday demonstrated a software based robot that uses a combination of visual and voice recognition as well as speech synthesis to handle basic tasks. Microsoft itself plans to use the software robot to handle shuttle requests in its own buildings, which typically have a pair of receptionists to handle visitors and shuttle requests.

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