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Have your Sushi Wheeled to your Doorstep by a Robot in Japan!

Robots doing humans’ work may sound strange or unrealistic, but it’s nothing new in Japan. It started with a robot hotel in Nagasaki which uses robots to deliver luggage to guests’ rooms. ZMP Inc., a robotics company in Tokyo, has introduced its newly-invented sushi delivery robot, which is capable of delivering food orders to the…

Can Robots Make Things More Convenient for Travelers at Train Stations in Japan?

Robot technology is nothing new in Japan and there are many different types of robots that are used by several companies in order to survive. The Japanese society is highly supported by these technological advancements. In order to move towards a more technologically advanced future, JR East (East Japan Railway) is actually going to operate…

An Artificial Intelligent Chatbot for Customers is Coming to a Hotel in Osaka

Japan is known to be one of the world leaders in technological advancement. It has been developing information technology and robotics through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for a number of years. Now, a new type of AI will be experienced in the Japanese hotel Holiday Inn Osaka Namba (ホリデーイン大阪難波). Guest experiences are expected…

See the Wonders of Technology for Free at These 2 Exhibitions in Tokyo

People often associate Japan with advanced technology that has been shaping the world. From gadgets and appliances found at home to infrastructures and robots, just to name a few, Japanese companies continue to create and develop sophisticated and high-technological innovations in the hope that these creations would be of great assistance to humans in their…

A Drone and Robotics Course for High School Students? Only in Japan!

Courses such as the drone and robotics course are specialized fields involving a wide range of knowledge and expertise. They are seen as fairly important programs in the rapidly growing technology industry of Japan. In line with this, a private high school in Japan, Vantan, has recently announced that they will be offering a new…

Meet Gakutensoku and the Birth of the Robot Craze in Japan!

Japan is the land of robots where you are likely to see a variety making sushi, vacuuming, serving tea, greeting guests and even serving as receptionists in some hotels. However, have you ever wondered where it all began? If so, this article will provide a brief introduction to the very first robot in Japan, Gakutensoku,…

7 Interesting Otaku Types You May Meet on Your Travels

Otaku can be loosely termed as “geeks” in the English language. Basically, otakus are people who are obsessed with a certain interest – sometimes to an unhealthy extent. These are some of the common types of otaku you may come across in Japan. 1. Anime/Manga Otaku This type of otaku generally has a large collection…

Meet These 2 Japanese Robots! Are They Cool or Creepy?

Japan is a step ahead when it comes to bringing out the latest advanced technology. The same goes for robotics. Japan has introduced a variety of robots from animal robots, social robots, humanoid entertainment robots and even android robots. Author’s photo Surely you’ve come across the names Robi, Asimo and Pepper. These are well known…
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