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Qbo May Be Short, but Its Head Is in the Cloud
Qbo robot
Intelligent robot uses the cloud to evolve and grow, and will do it at a price under $2,000.
By Alan S. Brown


For robot entrepreneur Francisco Paz, a Campus Party held last July was all about pineapples, penguins, and the cloud.

At the week-long technology fest in Valencia, Spain, Paz mounted the stage with his company’s flagship creation, the Qbo robot. Before a large audience, he showed how Qbo was able to leverage the cloud to achieve greater intelligence.

First, Paz showed the robot a photo of a pineapple and asked, “What is this?” The robot scanned the photo for a few moments and replied, “I think I got it. I think it is a pineapple.”

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