Visitors at IFA 2012 interact with Future Robot's service robot FURO.
Future Robot's service robot FURO can perform a simple dance, looks sad when customers leave, and carries a touch screen that can function as a menu in restaurants.
Future Robot's FURO-K robot kiosk has been sold to major hospitals in Korea.
From right: FURO, Future Robot's CEO Se-kyong Song, and FURO-K, a robot kiosk.
Future Robot has unveiled a new service robot called FURO-K that will function as a friendly kiosk. The company claims that people often prefer to wait in line to speak with a human employee rather than using an intimidating kiosk, so it has been designed to look cute and inviting. Furthermore, instead of sitting in a corner, the robot scoots around greeting customers in a synthesized voice to explain its features.
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