“The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan said it has shortlisted 10 robots, including a robot to provide feeding assistance to disabled people, for the inaugural Robot Award to be given Dec. 21.
Security service provider Secom Co.’s “My Spoon” was among 10 robots selected from 152 entries submitted to the ministry for the award to commend promising robots expected to lead the market in the future, so as to encourage research and development and increase demand for the machines, it said.
Among the other robots shortlisted was an automated squid-fishing robot developed by Towa Denki Seisakusho Co. based in Hokkaido Prefecture, it added.”
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