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Joto is a robot whiteboard that draws your art and designs

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Written by Kamil Arli

According to the Mashable’s report Joto is a robot whiteboard that draws your art and designs

Instead of looking at your messages, to-do lists and emails on your phone screen, have a robot draw them.

Joto, a connected whiteboard with a mechanical arm and a pencil, can you help you out with that.

It can also draw doodles, famous pieces of art, sketches and graphs — or your shopping list, since let’s be real, that’s what whiteboards were made for.

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Your scribbles can soon be part of an ever-changing wall display

Look, David Bowie:

The integrations with Slack, Twitter and Alexa are where this becomes really exciting. You can even use your Spotify account to have the board draw out what you are “Now Playing” in the music app.

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How that’s useful, we’re not sure, but using it for work flow management purposes with Slack and Trello could be something. That pinned note with really important reminders could be written onto a board in the conference room — pretty cool.

The company sent over Mashable logo getting drawn by the robot-controlled pen, so you can see the board in action:

People are discovering new ways to interact with internet

“Joto is part of a new movement away from the screen,” said Those co-founder Jim Rhodes. “Not because screens are bad but because people are discovering new ways to interact with internet.”

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The Joto app gives you image options.

The Joto app gives you image options.

IMAGE: JOTO

So instead of a screen, interact with a robotic whiteboard. We totally predicted this was the direction the internet was headed.

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Kamil Arli

Editor of DigitalReview.co. Digital Media Consultant

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