The pandemic is helping robots like this one from Misty Robotics prove their worth – and they take centre stage at CES 2021, the world’s biggest consumer electronics show. Photo: AFP
The pandemic is helping robots like this one from Misty Robotics prove their worth – and they take centre stage at CES 2021, the world’s biggest consumer electronics show. Photo: AFP

Friend, kitchen staff, yoga finder: at CES 2021, robots are a highlight, having shown their worth in the coronavirus pandemic

  • Among those taking the virtual stage this year are robot companions, concierges, cooks, delivery drones and medical assistants
  • The pandemic has made it easier for people to view robots as non-threatening and as friends, said Misty Robotics chief executive Tim Enwall

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The pandemic is helping robots like this one from Misty Robotics prove their worth – and they take centre stage at CES 2021, the world’s biggest consumer electronics show. Photo: AFP
The pandemic is helping robots like this one from Misty Robotics prove their worth – and they take centre stage at CES 2021, the world’s biggest consumer electronics show. Photo: AFP
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