Volkswagen replaces booth babes with iPad-centric robot at 2015 Detroit Auto Show
At the 2015 North American International Auto Show, Volkswagen replaced its female booth babes with an iPad-powered droid that was used to interact with show attendees, reports psfk. The robot replacement moved like a Segway and had an iPad that communicated with those who approached it.
The remote-controlled droid roamed the show floor around the German car maker’s exhibit and had the ability to both see and talk to people. The iPad also provided a touchscreen interface that allowed visitors to learn more about Volkswagen automobiles.