$10 million XPrize contest looks to usher in the era of real-life robotic avatars

​XPrize contests are nothing if not examples of big picture thinking. The organization has just announced a new initiative to accelerate the development of real-life robotic avatars, which could one day be used to remotely carry out tasks like care-giving or disaster relief from miles away.​​

Source: newatlas.com/xprize-ana-avatar-robots/53774/