DAR-1 is one of the many social robots with facial recognition abilities on display for the robot petting zoo at the South by Southwest interactive festival.
March 18, 2015 Robots are coming — in fact they're already here. One exhibit at the South by Southwest interactive festival lets visitors get up close and personal to our future overlords.
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Fans at the launch of Titanfall on Xbox One at SXSW.
March 13, 2014 A look back at some of the bigger conversations and interesting ideas that emerged from the tech ideas fest and marketing bonanza.
Downtown Austin during a rainy South by Southwest Interactive, in 2012.
March 6, 2014 It's spring break for tech geeks as an estimated 30,000 take part in the SXSW Interactive Festival. The director, Hugh Forrest, expects surveillance, privacy and wearable devices to be hot topics.
Clarence, one of the human hotspots.
March 13, 2012 BBH Labs, the "skunkworks" of marketing firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty, created "Homeless Hotspots" in Austin for the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival that's now under way in the Texas capital. The money goes to the homeless men, BBH says.
March 16, 2010 Twitter founder Evan Williams presented a new feature for his social networking empire: @anywhere. Don't care? Neither did many attendees of the SXSW Interactive Conference.>
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