The Japanese have always lead the world in robotics. In fact, they’re so far ahead that it’s difficult not to conclude that robotics development in the land of the Rising Sun is driven by borderline fetishistic fervour. At the FOOMA Japan 2009 conference, these sushi and patisserie robotic arms were a standout. They could soon replace humans on production lines where soft touch is critical, but the imagination boggles.
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