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PopTech2011

Patrick and Frederic were invited @ PopTech, in Camden, Maine, USA, in October 2011 as speakers. We were also invited to bring along Paul the robot and demonstrate its talents during the entire event (Oct. 19-22).


Our talk, the last day of PopTech, Saturday morning, October 22:
http://poptech.org/popcasts/tresset_and_leymarie_aikon_ii_personal_robotics

"Artists ... have to become experts in perception.."   - Frederic
"... all (personal) robots should have artistic skills."  - Patrick


AIkon-2 talk @ PopTech 2011


YouTube Video by Rich Miner from Google Ventures.




About immortality..

PopTech interview of Patrick & Frederic



Some pictures of the robot Paul set-up at the Opera House and of the final exhibit at the Leaving party at Owls Head Transportation Museum near Camden:

PopTech 2011


More pictures put-up by PopTech on Flickr:

PopTech 2011 ‎‎‎‎(Flickr set)‎‎‎‎



And to see the AIKON’s completed sketches, have a look at these drawings of PopTech 2011 attendees.


PopTech blog entry by Emily Spivack.