iCandy: Better Robot Bartenders and More Tipsy Tech

Also featuring a bordeaux battery, autonomous brewmasters and cork-less wine pours

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iCandy: Better Robot Bartenders and More Tipsy Tech
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Who would’ve guessed that a bold-flavored Bordeaux could double as a battery? Researchers at Intel recently ran an experiment in which they drew enough power from a glass of red wine to run a low-power computer. The exercise was part of the chipmaker’s focus on future electronic devices that will be able to draw what little energy they need from ambient light, a human’s body heat, or the contents of a liquor cabinet.

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