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Six Technologies That Will Change the World

Started by Jerry, 2003-05-05T17:49:24-05:00 (Monday)

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Robots make 2 of the  Six Technologies That Will Change the World

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A Swarm of Sensors

VISION: Networks of cheap, aspirin-size sensor robots everywhere.
WHY: Generals need to track troop movements, executives need to follow goods through the supply chain, and conservationists want to track energy consumption, among other reasons.

Robots You Can Relate To

VISION: Machines that interact with people the way people do.
WHY: Sociable robots could teach the young, care for the infirm -- even befriend the lonely.

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