Japanese airline wants robots to travel in your place

CNET | Oct 16, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  • In the 2009 movie Surrogates, humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots they send out into the real world.
  • Actor Bruce Willis plays a cop who’s forced to leave his home for the first time in years to investigate the murders of robot surrogates happening all over the city.
  • ANA is also researching more practical ways for humans to use telepresence robots — like how to help those with debilitating paralysis return to the workplace as telepresence robot waiters in Japanese cafes.