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Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro Spoke in Malaysia on Avatar and the Future Society

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro recently spoke in Malaysia on the topic of avatar technology and the future of society Avatar and the future society In his keynote, Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro introduced the technologies of autonomous robots and avatars (teleoperated robots and CG characters) that he has developed, and discuss how the avatar technology will change the […]

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro Developed Digital Avatar Systems to be Deployed at Convenience Stores in Japan

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro

Japanese convenience store chain Lawson announced that they were going to deploy digital avatars on register monitors that are remotely controlled by real humans, to address the labour shortage issue. The digital avatar system is developed by Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro, director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University, who is a renowned expert on […]

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro shared insights on impacts of robotics on society and business

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro

In a recent interview, Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro shared his insights on the impacts of robotics on society and business. “Erica”, Prof Ishiguro’s technological marvel, can hold conversations with strangers. Prof Ishiguro explains further that when it comes to robots in our everyday lives, the key is in building relationships and trust, not perfecting appearance. Prof […]

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro, renowned robot scientist spoke at client event in Tokyo, Japan

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro

We are most delighted to have the opportunity to work with Prof Hiroshi Ishi­guro again, this time in his home country! We are simply star struck! Prof Ishi­guro is a world renowned robot scientist, who famously made a “robot twin” of himself, and also has one of his robots stared in a movie, for the first […]