Third version Emiew robot from Hitachi have to provide among other tourist information




Hitachi has presented a new version of its Emiew robot, Emiew3. The robot is designed to provide services in places such as stations, airports and hospitals. Besides Japanese, he speaks three other languages, including English.

This third generation Emiew must compete with pepper enter into Softbank. Emiew is faster, because he can 6km / h unlike Peppers 2km / h is more agile than his competitor and can stand himself after a fall. Emiew3 is the first version of the series of which it is the intention that actually comes on the market. The first Emiew3’s the company supplies from 2018, hopes Hitachi.

In a short demonstration the company showed Emiew3 talking to a ‘foreign’ tourist who asked in English where the tourist information after the robot greeted her in Japanese. The robot then answered her in English.

The robot has wheels under his feet and uses various sensors to understand the environment, such as cameras and microphones. Also, the robot makes use of a further unspecified network in order to process the information.


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