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Robot Weds Couple in Japan

by Paul Strauss

Yep, you heard it right in the headline. Tomohiro Shibato and Satoko Inoue were married this morning in a ceremony conducted by a robot. Not just any robot. One named “i-Fairy”.

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Here’s the short, but sweet ceremony captured on video for posterity:

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I’m not actually certain if a robot can be an officiant at a wedding, but maybe they are legal in Japan. They are more technologically-advanced than most countries after all. Next up, robotic divorce attorneys.

[via AkihabaraNews via The Presurfer]




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  1. zen says:

    they just need some dancing robots like these and they get entertained at the wedding
    http://www.japansugoi.com/wordpress/japanese-robot-dancing-competiton/

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