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Takoyaki robot chef


Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike tries takoyaki made by an AI-driven cooking robot called OctoChef at the Takeshiba Summer Festival taking place at the Tokyo Takeshiba Terminal (https://www.tokaikisen.co.jp/en/boarding/terminal/) on Thursday. In photo below, Koike speaks to the visitor guidance robot Souta, with the security monitoring robot REBORG-Z in the background. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is showcasing the service robots that will be deployed during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. The robots that will perform a wide variety of tasks, including guiding visitors in multiple languages, catering, including cooking takoyaki and serving beer, as well as security monitoring.

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Is she bowing to the robot? Puleeze


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A robot that makes takoyaki...yet 2 members of staff still required!

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That's a sad moment in the history of humankind.

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I wish she was my Governor.

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