Friday, September 16, 2016

Queue Bot

They'll wait for you:
New Zealand-based Apple carrier Spark used robots to queue for the much coveted device, so their human counterparts didn't have to line up for days.

Clive Ormerod of Spark said the project was born of invention and necessity, saying "technology these days is so much more advanced than it used to be, so why shouldn’t our customers have their tech queue for them instead?"

The 100 Alpha 1 robots were purchased by Spark for this specific purposes, and have been chilling outside the store since Sept. 9.

The humans assigned to each robot had the option of watching a live stream of the queue from the comfort of their warm, dry home.
Until the robots came to kill them...

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