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Robots to sell coffee machines in Japan

 Reuters 03 November 2019

Nestle SA will enlist a thousand humanoid robots to help sell its coffee makers at electronics stores across Japan, becoming the first corporate customer for the chatty, bug-eyed androids unveiled in June by tech conglomerate SoftBank Corp. (314 Words) - By Chang-Ran Kim


Reuters_Robots to sell coffee machines in Japan

People look at SoftBank Corp's human-like robots named 'pepper' displayed at its branch in Tokyo June 6, 2019. Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February, expanding into a sector seen key to addressing labour shortages in one of the world's fastest ageing societies. Photo: REUTERS/Yuya Shino

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