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By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Social robots, which are designed to interact and communicate with humans, are garnering attention in Japan.
Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp on Monday announced on Monday that it will be launching a tiny humanoid communication robot in 2017 called Kirobo Mini, reported Asahi Shimbun and other Japanese media outlets on Tuesday.
[Japan's izakaya restaurant brand, Bampaiya/ Image: A screenshot of Bampaiya website (active-source.co.jp)] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - As consumers tighten purse strings again, restaurants are cutting prices. While the Japan...
Toyota hopes the small robot will make human-machine interaction more intuitive.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp was arrested for a suspected violation of Japanese drug law, Japanese media reported on Thursday, citing Tokyo police.
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