Avatars are no longer just a movie. They’re here and they’re ready to serve you at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport! The newest customer service rep at the airport is indeed a real, live avatar!
The Port Authority will unveil the computerized, hologram-like image named “Ava” in the international arrivals area in Terminal B this Friday. She’s programmed to answer passengers’ most frequently-asked questions. But Ava ain’t cheap.
The Port Authority is spending $180,000 to place the high-tech help at Newark, Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. (myway.com)