Japan Media Arts Festival  

Entertainment Division

Jury Selections



TAKECHI Minori [Japan]

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This virtual home robot in the form of a 3DCG character that appears in a box when called was created using the latest production and sensing technologies. One can communicate via conversing with the character in the box, a girl named AZUMA Hikari, thanks to voice recognition technology. When out of the home, one can also use a smartphone app to have the lights and air conditioner turned on remotely by telling the robot they are coming home.
[22 cm (W) × 36cm (L) × 52cm (H) ]

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