(Seen at Rogueclassicism)
Robot guide for museum visitors
Cicerobot to steer tourists round Agrigento museum (ANSA) – Palermo, March 21
A flaming-red robot will soon be guiding tourists round a Sicilian archaeological collection .
The 1.5-metre-high robot, named Cicerobot by his creators, is kitted out with wheels, a keyboard, a monitor, video camera and sensors, enabling him to steer visitors safely through the rooms of Agrigento’s Regional Archaeological Museum .
“Cicerobot is able to plan out tours in accordance with the needs of individual visitors,” explained Antonio Chella, head of the Palermo University robotics laboratory that invented the mechanism.