Apple Investigating Robot That Would ‘Follow Users Around Their Homes’

Apple is investigating various “personal robotics” as one of its potential “next big things,” according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman.

One project is said to be a personal robot that would “follow users around their homes”:Engineers at Apple have been exploring a mobile robot that can follow users around their homes, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the skunk-works project is private. The iPhone maker also has developed an advanced table-top home device that uses robotics to move a display around, they said.

The projects are said to be in the very early stages of research and development, and it is unclear if any will ever be released.

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