Cafe in Japan Hires Paralyzed People to Control Robot Servers

A cafe with an all-robot staff controlled by paralyzed people has opened in Tokyo. The cafe, called Dawn ver.β, held its ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 26.   Ten people with conditions like ALS and other spinal cord injuries are currently employed at Dawn, according to Sankei. From home, they operate the OriHime-D, a 120-centimeter (4-foot) robot that communicates, moves around and handles objects. Behind the OriHime-D is Ory, a startup that develops robotics for disabled people. In a video,

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