A series of autonomous robots developed by a Japanese manufacturer. The series includes one that can hold a passenger, one that delivers packages and one that patrols and disinfects. Their high level of tech means they may be able to help reduce infections during the pandemic.
A popular robot that imparts warmth to human users. Thanks to deep learning technology, the robot becomes attached to its users through hugging and touching, just like a living pet, and responds to its owners in various ways. During the pandemic, when human contact has decreased, the robots are proving to be a popular source of soul-soothing relief.