Robotic Customer Service? In This Japanese Store, That’s the Point
Wall Street Journal / JRT blog / April 16, 2015
Toshiba Corp. will debut its humanoid robot at the information desk of an upscale department store in Tokyo…to provide audio guidance to customers…The robot’s appearance wasn’t modeled on any specific person but was designed to give a friendly impression at the Mitsukoshi department store in Nihonbashi, on Monday and Tuesday…more..
Previous reports of robot working girls on the 3Yen include:
- Will you be going to university with robots? (3Yen / 2014-03-02)
- Japanese robot twins (3Yen / 2011-11-04)
- Japan Inc admits their robots are crap (3Yen / 2009-08-05)