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Uh-oh. CMU robots can replace retail employees

Be afraid retail workers, be very afraid....

Carnegie Mellon University's Intel Science and Technology Center in Embedded Computing has created AndyVision, a robot conveniently designed to keep track of store inventories and assist customers in finding products everyday.  

Equipped with a Kinect sensor and a combination of image-processing and machine-learning algorithms, this robot's productivity is giving the average retail worker a run for their money.

Watch a video and read the full story here.
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