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Japan's robots take on growing range of jobs

Toshiba Corp installed a female robot called Chihira Junko at a commercial complex in Minato Ward, Tokyo, last year.


HUMANOID robots, which move almost as naturally as humans, are fulfilling an increasingly broad range of roles in Japan.

Behind their popularity are improvements in sound and image recognition technologies, and the ability to manufacture robots with highly developed powers of

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