TX SCARA robot works, stocking drinks in the refrigerated section of a FamilyMart convenience store in Tokyo
THE MACHINE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED BY TELEXISTENCE, A TOKYO-BASED COMPANY, AND IS DRIVEN BY ITS AI, CALLED GORDON
To make up for shortage of staff, shops across Japan are using ‘TX SCARA’, a small robot with clip-like hands. It has been developed by Telexistence, a Tokyo-based company; in the words of CEO Jin Tomioka, it has been designed to ‘automate all the repetitive jobs and boring jobs done by humans’.
“…that is the direction we are going. And the best way to do that is to use the robots,” Tomioka added.Continue reading… “This robot ‘works’ in convenience stores in Japan: All you need to know about TX SCARA”