February 24, 2018
Robelf is a next-generation AI, home monitoring robot with a warm personality and rich expressions. It has advanced voice detection and facial recognition capabilities, telepresence, front and rear cameras, and an array of sensors.
Robelf was a recent CES 2018 Innovations Award winner.
I was fascinated by this video. Sure, Robelf is an exciting stride in the race to become our robotic overlords, but at around 3:13, while the robot is making grandpa cry, a fair amount of clear fluid drips from the elderly man's chin and I can't tell if it is tears, nasal fluid, or drool.
Although those were clearly sniffles I detected in the audio, I'm going with drool because of the volume, the perceived low viscosity of the liquid, and because he's a grandpa.
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