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Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store

Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers.

Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store
Shoppers take photographs of humanoid robot 'Aiko Chihira' at the information reception desk of Mitsukoshi department store on April 21, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers. (Getty Images)
Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store
Shoppers take photographs of humanoid robot 'Aiko Chihira' at the information reception desk of Mitsukoshi department store on April 21, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers. (Getty Images)
Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store
Shoppers view and take photographs of humanoid robot 'Aiko Chihira' at the information reception desk of Mitsukoshi department store on April 21, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers. (Getty Images)
Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store
Shoppers take photographs of humanoid robot 'Aiko Chihira' at the information reception desk of Mitsukoshi department store on April 21, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers. (Getty Images)
Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store
Shoppers view and take photographs of humanoid robot 'Aiko Chihira' at the information reception desk of Mitsukoshi department store on April 21, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers. (Getty Images)
Humanoid receptionist works at Japanese department store
Shoppers take photographs of humanoid robot 'Aiko Chihira' at the information reception desk of Mitsukoshi department store on April 21, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Developed by Toshiba Corp and code named ChihiraAica, the female humanoid is dressed in a Japanese kimono and was installed as a receptionist at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store, helping to give directions and information to shoppers. (Getty Images)