President Obama took special notice of a robot that a Pennsylvania teen brought to the recent White House Science Fair, CBS 3 in Philadelphia reports.
President Obama says he’s very impressed with the high-tech work from young people like Benjamin Hylak of West Grove, Pa.
“Benjamin Hylak, where’s Benjamin? There’s Benjamin right here. He was worried that folks at his grandmother’s senior center were getting lonely, so he built a robot with a monitor and a video camera, so it’s like a moving Skype, and it moves around the center and it allows seniors to talk to their kids and grandkids even when they can’t visit in person.”
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