The largest tech companies in the world are focusing on the metaverse, the fusion between the real world and virtual environments. There is great excitement in Silicon Valley, but in the meantime, the Dutch company TechTics is already working together with students from TU Delft on a technique that blurs the boundaries of distance and space. And it’s for a good cause too: clean beaches. 

‘As if by an invisible force, the fingers of the robot arm close around a cigarette butt to grab it off the beach. There is only a soft clicking sound and apparently, the machine makes the movement by itself.’

Read more: LinkedIn article by TechTics