Humanoid robot EMIEW3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

Humanoid robot Emiew3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

Japanese electronics giant Hitachi’s humanoid robot Emiew3 is shown to the press at Tokyo Internatinal Airport on Friday, September 2, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO)

Humanoid robot Emiew3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

Hitachi will start a field test for passengers at the airport’s Terminal 2 with their robot from next week.

Humanoid robot Emiew3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

The robot can communicate in Japanese and English.

Humanoid robot Emiew3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

After the trials are complete Hitachi hopes that the robot will be able to actually guide passengers by asking them to follow it within the airport.