Toyota unveils robot ‘busboy’ that clear tables, wipe countertops to help Japan’s aging society

Toyota unveiled a new robot that can tackle domestic chores like clearing tables and wiping down countertops and other surfaces. A human can easily tell an object apart from its reflection, but ‘transparent or reflective items commonly found in the home befuddle today’s robots,’ according to a statement from the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). ‘Since … Read more