Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport is conducting a six-week trial of a robotic head that can greet passengers and answer their questions such as how to find their gate, a restaurant or how to access free Wi-Fi. The robotic concierge is called FRAnny and uses artificial intelligence and a cloud-based voice-user interface. The trial will evaluate FRAnny in terms of functionality, customer acceptance and practical usefulness in everyday situations, Fraport said in a release April 8. FRAnny is ...

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