Three things we read today include a robot tour guide for sick kids, shorter lines at the airport, and a small business competition.
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has a new tour guide. “Superbot” is a robot that cruises around the museum, alongside other tour guides, and is connected to a television at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The hospital and the museum created a partnership, allowing children who are hospitalized and not able to go to the museum in person to enjoy a tour.
Lines at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport are about to be reduced by 30 percent. The airport is installing new automated check lines, which should be opening by spring. This $5 million project will make checking bags more efficient and time saving, and come spring break, hopefully mean fewer missed flights.
A contest for $50,000 is underway by the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center. People who enter the competition have until July 11 to sign up and showcase their pitches based off of the weeks of training and help in planning. If you are a small business owner who wants your business to take off, check it out here.
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