Robots are in charge at Japan's wackiest hotel

 
Related

Netflix will pay you $2,000 week to travel and take instagram photos

Stories
604 points

You Could Soon Be Driving With Morgan Freeman

Stories
262 points



Most recent

Una farmacéutica aclara los dos lugares más peligrosos para contagiarse de la covid

NOTICIAS-ETF
12 points

Marcas y modelos de bicicletas más vendidos

Rasaca
8 points

S2 Grupo amplía su equipo comercial en Colombia con la incorporación de Fernando Horacio

Prensa
36 points

COVID-19: Qué significan la T y la C de los test de antígenos

NOTICIAS-ETF
284 points

La increíble poca probabilidad de acertar que tuvo el famoso Pulpo Paul

Mascotas
10 points

La mujer del paraguas, el morito y el excura

El diario de Enrique
10 points

Cómo planear viajes auténticos

Rasaca
10 points

GCM MINING REPORTA LA PRODUCCIÓN DEL CUARTO TRIMESTRE Y DE LA TOTALIDAD DEL AÑO 2021; CUMPLE SU PRO

Image Press
12 points

Recomendaciones para trabajar de pie

Rasaca
8 points

Esfuerzo y éxito

El diario de Enrique
10 points
SHARE
TWEET
Japan's Henn-na Hotel — which translates roughly to the 'Strange Hotel' in English — has some pretty unusual employees.

Robots are in charge at Japan's wackiest hotel

The hotel in Sasebo, Japan, opens on July 17, and will be manned almost entirely by robots. What started as an effort to cut down on labor costs has turned into something of a publicity stunt to create the world's wackiest hotel.

But Hideo Sawada, who runs the hotel as part of an amusement park, insists using robots is not a gimmick, but a serious effort to utilize technology and achieve efficiency.

Upon check-in, guests will be greeted by multi-lingual humanoid and dinosaur receptionists. Other robots in the lobby greet visitors, serve coffee and act as concierge. Robots bring the guests' luggage to their rooms, which, by the way, are opened by face-recognition technology.

In this hotel you can find:
A small robot in the lobby designed to entertain waiting guests will print out photos on the spot at the Strange Hotel.

A robotic concierge handles guests' questions at the Strange Hotel.

Guests check in via a completely automated system including a humanoid robot.
Another feature of the hotel is the use of facial recognition technology, instead of the standard electronic keys, by registering the digital image of the guest's face during check-in.

The receptionist robot that speaks in English is a vicious-looking dinosaur, and the one that speaks Japanese is a female humanoid with blinking lashes. "If you want to check in, push one," the dinosaur says. The visitor still has to punch a button on the desk, and type in information on a touch panel screen.

Robotic porters guide guests and carry their luggage to their rooms at the Strange Hotel.

A robotic cloak system handles baggage at the Strange Hotel.

A small robot in each room controls lighting and other features by voice command.

Fuente: mashable.com
SHARE
TWEET
To comment you must log in with your account or sign up!
Featured content