Kangaroo-like robot to clock in at Japanese convenience store

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Kangaroo-like robot to clock in at Japanese convenience store

Trial could extend wave of retail automation.

In August, a robot vaguely resembling a kangaroo will begin stacking sandwiches, drinks and ready meals on shelves at a Japanese convenience store in a test its maker, Telexistence, hopes will help trigger a wave of retail automation. Following that trial, store operator FamilyMart says it ...

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