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In Japan, Robot-For-Hire Programed to Perform Buddhist Funeral Rites

by | Sep 1, 2017 | In the News

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Japanese company, SoftBank’s humanoid robot “Pepper” has a new job as a Buddhist priest for-hire at funerals.

This robot could make up for the shortage of Buddist priests in Japan.

To read the full article by Chehui Peh in Reuters, click here.


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