Robot requesting store customers to wear masks tested in Osaka


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This is how far we have come?

No wonder Japan had to ask the US and France for robotic help after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Under what law those robots request to wear mask? And what type of mask do they request? So far no chemist could sell me any type of mask that gives me a virus protection.

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Why doesn't the robot set a good example and have one on.

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It should detect when the nose isn't covered by the mask !

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I still fail to get the logic in all this.

We are in the middle of a world wide pandemic and their government is telling it’s people to wear mask and build robots to tell them so,but on the other hand they promote the go to travel and eat things and trains are getting pack as usual.

I’m amazed how the people of Japan always blindly follow each rule that is thrown as them without even seriously questioning it’s veracity.

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The guy at 1:49!

Is he explaining why it's important not to cover your nose when wearing a mask? lol!

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Under what law those robots request to wear mask?

You seem to be confused - a request is not law.

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This is news?

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Super was a sunny day and nature looks great...but fear only sells...

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Even funnier, that guy at 1:50 is actually the creator of the robot! Just take a look, so funny!

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It is just sad. These pepper things or no better than what I played with in the 70’s.

I do not need a robot anyhow, I always wear a mask but that thing is an insult

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Why not just put up a sign?

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I’m amazed how the people of Japan always...

I’m amazed how people post here to engage in stereotyping and gereralizations, and don't know the difference between "its" and "it's"...

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When do we see one of these robots being turned into scrap by an irate human?

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Guys at 1:50 just says it all

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Couldn’t this be done with a sign? Do they really need a quirky gadget to tell them what to do?

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Pepper = me leaving the store immediately. Too creepy.

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Pull the plug on this thing... Since when does a robot has legal jurisdiction over a human...

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Went into a Tokyo Hands yesterday and had my temp taken before being allowed in and hand sanitizer. Did not see anyone not wearing a mask.

What happens when someone takes offense and kicks it's head in?

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Since when does a robot has legal jurisdiction over a human...

It doesn’t. Nor is it attempting to exert any. The robot states a request. If you want to ignore it, go ahead.

But note that people will look down on you as a lesser human being for that.

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Sorry I don't understand what the robot says... Me no speak roboto lol

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No wonder that everywhere the department stores die in legions. What number of customers is needed alone to outbalance the costs for that stupid robot crap with their money spending...and there is still no incoming profit and employees’ wages , sale goods storage costs, building maintenance or energy costs etc. paid after that. lol

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