In his role as Startup Liaison Officer at Rackspace, Robert Scoble gets to travel the world, meeting and interviewing the startups that are shaping the future.

At The Next Web Conference 2012 this week, Scoble discussed a range of startups that are building products that may well be perfectly accepted in the future but currently freak people out. From Placeme‘s location tracking, to PrimeSense‘s next-generation gesture and body language interpretation, these are the startups and technologies that cross the ‘freaky line’.

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