Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine

Not a lot of ice cream, though, or is it just me?

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Tue, Aug 29th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Here is a video of a vending machine containing a robot that will happily serve you some soft serve ice cream, ending the procedure with what looks like a "who served you ice cream? This guy!" little dance. Robots are also taking over funerals.

So far, Pepper isn't actually performing any real funeral rites, but Japan's Nissei Eco developed the funeral software for Pepper as an alternative when a Buddhist monk isn't available, or when the family can't afford the more expensive human practitioner (the service will cost about $450 versus the thousands of dollars usually spent for a human, according to CNBC).

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