Panasonic expanding use of hospitality robot

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Japanese electronics giant Panasonic is working on a hospitality robot that can move about a hotel lobby. (KGO-TV)

Japanese electrics giant Panasonic is expanding the use of its new hospitality robot.

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Hospi is now being tested in a hotel in Narita, Japan and moves around the lobby, informing guests about bus schedules and handing out water.

It's also used to deliver medicines and supplies in hospitals.

Next week the robot will move to Tokyo's main airport to work on collecting dirty dishes.

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