Creepy Computer-Generated Avatar Now Greets Travelers At Newark Liberty

| July 28, 2012

Giving life unto the beast

“And he had power to give LIFE unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.” Revelation 13:15

From CBS New York: – The future was among the arrivals at Newark Airport on Friday, in the form of a computer-generated greeter at the gate. Travelers met “Libby.” She’s Newark Airport’s newest — and perhaps most chipper — customer service rep. You may have noticed that she’s a bit shallow, and she’s completely two-faced, but she’s always smiling, and she never complains.

The Port Authority purchased five machines like Libby. You’ll soon see them at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports.

“Hello, and welcome to Newark Liberty International Airport. You have arrived at Terminal B,” the avatar says. Libby’s presence seemed to catch arriving passengers off-guard Friday. Some loved her … or it, but not everyone was enchanted by her computer-generated smile, CBS 2’s Alex Denis reported.

“It’s a little bit freaky when you walk down there. Her body doesn’t look real but her head does,” one woman said. “It’s freaky!” another woman said. “I think it’s weird,” another said.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spent $180,000 on Libby and four machines like her. It may have been a bargain as some travelers compared it to Leonardo da Vinci’s priceless “Mona Lisa.”

“I think it’s scary. Its eyes follow you,” a traveler said.

“It’s really odd the way her eyes follow you. It’s really odd!” a man added. According to the Port Authority, Libby’s first day went well, but the agency will continue to keep an eye on her performance — and so will her young customers. “I talk to her, I don’t know what she means,” one man said. source – CBS Local NY

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  1. dee lucas says:

    Makes you wonder if the eyes aren’t cameras, considering they “seem to follow you”

  2. Lim Lynn says:

    Is this Hologram Avatar shown in Minority Report when customer go into Gab Shop?

  3. Tad torpor says:

    Libby is unwelcome. I’d MUCH prefer a real person to an electronic person greeting me when I come home. I have nothing against use oif avitsrs to protect myt electronic presence with websites and the like. But the human touch is important to the health and well being of mankind. This is the start of a slippery slope. Let a real person who needs a job be given a chance to mahe a difference in our tired day as we come in. Don’t pretend an avitar is better. In this instance it’s lazy