hitchBOT will hit the road this July, looking to hitch hike across Canada
hitchBOT boasts artificial intelligence (AI) and and has been endowed with speech recognition and speech processing capabilities
In what is hailed as a world first for robots, a Canadian robot dubbed "hitchBOT" hopes to be the first to hitchhike across Canada this July. Wearing jaunty red boots and yellow garden gloves (with one in a permanent "thumbing a ride" gesture), hitchBOT is going to try to use his good looks and power of speech to convince people to pick him up and drive him from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Victoria, British Columbia.
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