Japan’s ‘Alter Ego’ Robot to socialize on your behalf while you’re at home

Japan has come up with another amazing invention as they are planning to invent a robotic system to socialize on your behalf while you are at home.

The purpose of this invention is to help isolated people in Japan socialize from a distance. ‘Orihime’ is a small friendly robot that will create a deeper connection between the members of society.

Kobe City is the first local government in Japan to provide robot services to those who are socially isolated. 
The robot, known as OriHome, is used to help those who feel uncomfortable in social situations. 

With the smartphone app, users can control the robot remotely, allowing them to communicate with the outside world without ever leaving their homes. 

In Kobe City, 0.4 percent of its 1.5 million residents are socially isolated. Japan’s ‘Alter Ego’ Robot to socialize on your behalf while you’re at home.