March 2, 2009

Oboe Saves Family Memories

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Oboe doesn't play music, but instead was designed to absorb knowledge from the elderly before they literally leave the planet. With their stories intact, designer Arnaud Deloustal claims that their "essence" lives on. We could see this becoming a viable product, a sort of robotic family tree, as long as the Oboes don't use the information to take over humans.

Via Yanko

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 2, 2009 8:48 PM
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