New Yorkers will soon have a robotic alternative to the sometimes-surly, lead-footed parking garage attendants who staff the city's garages. Automotion Parking Systems Inc., the North American distributor for Germany's Stolzer Parkhaus, will soon open the city's first fully automated parking garage in a luxury condominium building at 123 Baxter Street. Read more about it here.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
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