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At The Winter Olympics, Robots Are Here To Help. But Don't Assume They Work All Hours

Directions, weather reports and water bottles are a few things robots are delivering at the Olympics. They're also helping South Korea present itself as a tech-savvy nation with an eye on the future.
A robot sweeps the floor at the main press center at the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics. Source: Steve Russell

Directions, weather reports, water bottles – those are some of the things we've seen robots offering at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, helping to host thousands of visitors and media. They're also helping South Korea present itself as a tech-savvy nation with an eye on the future.

Most of the robots we've seen in Pyeongchang and Gangneung – the two areas where

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