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Tech fair offers dazzling glimpses of the future

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Tech fair offers dazzling glimpses of the future
Photo: DPA
16:30 CET+01:00
Pole-dancing robots, eye-controlled video games, and ... er ... waterproof tablet computers demonstrated personally by Angela Merkel were some of the many innovations at the CeBIT 2012 tech fair this week. Check out our special picture gallery!

More than 4,200 companies from 70 countries presented their latest inventions at this year's CeBIT in the western German town of Hannover.

And despite a public transport strike disruption on Wednesday, some 300,000 visitors were expected to browse the latest tech innovations.

If you didn't manage to make it, we at The Local have put together our very own pictorial tour...

Visit CeBIT 2012 in pictures

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