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Androids will greet guests at Japanese smart hotel

The Henn-na Hotel in southern Japan will have face-recognition programs instead of door keys

  • A theme park near Nagasaki in southern Japan will open a smart hotel featuring female androids that greet guests. This publicity shot from robot maker Kokoro, which will participate in the hotel, shows an Actroid android.

  • An illustration of Henn-na Hotel, a smart hotel planned near Nagasaki, Japan, shows an industrial robot arm working as a cloak room attendant.

  • An illustration of Henn-na Hotel, a smart hotel planned near Nagasaki, Japan, shows android receptionists greeting guests.

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