Meet ChihiraJunko: a communication robot that will work at at Aqua City’s information desk in Odaiba. Developed by Toshiba, this robot introduces herself and provides information in three languages to tourists. It uses body language while talking to tourists. The below video shows how it works:
According to Toshiba, the robot will be able to answer certain questions in the future. The goal is to make these robots as responsive as possible. Japan Times has the full story.