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Jetson-Style Clockwork Robot Nail Salon Coming To Target Near You

Clockwork nail robots are coming for the 400,000 nail salon workers in America - as predicted by the cartoons of my childhood.


(Jetson's manicure, robotically provided in 1960.)

Target-goers at six of the mega-chain's many US locations are now able to get their nails done in-store, in under 10 minutes, for just eight dollars.

it uses AI and 3D scanning tech to determine the size and shape of a user's nails before painting and shaping away at a design chosen by the user. Ten minutes later? Salon-quality nails, allegedly.

"Our AI can identify edges within 0.3mm accuracy and tells the robot what is skin and what is nail," the company told InStyle back in April. "This is then sent to our sophisticated algorithms which determine how the nozzle should move to deposit nail polish in the right places."

(Via futurism.)

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