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Humanoid robots show off their skills during RoboCup soccer

Humanoid robots show off their skills during RoboCup soccer

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) RoboCup Soccer match took place on July 27 during RoboCup 2017, a robotics and artificial intelligence convention in Nagoya. A fully autonomous humanoid robots are […]

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Robot Pepper starts to work serving coffee at SoftBank store

Robot Pepper starts to work serving coffee at SoftBank store

(Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The humanoid robot Pepper is programmed to interact with people while serving Nescafe coffee for a special promotion at the Softbank store in Ginza from […]

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Freak hail storm hits Tokyo

Freak hail storm hits Tokyo

(All photos by AFLO) Heavy hailstorm hit Tokyo on July 18. Freak hail storm hits Tokyo Balcony got covered in big hail stones.

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New VR game center to open in Shinjuku

New VR game center to open in Shinjuku

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) A new virtual reality entertainment center “VR Zone” is set to open in Kabukicho, Shinjuku, on July 14. A special pre-opening event was held […]

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Strawberry Moon in Tokyo

Strawberry Moon in Tokyo

(All images by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) People gaze at the “Strawberry Moon” from a ferris wheel in Tokyo on June 9, 2017, Japan. Strawberry Moon is an astronomical phenomenon that […]