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Submission + - Robot Presides Over Japanese Wedding (

eugene ts wong writes: A humanoid robot conducted a wedding ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday. This was the vfirst time a robot has ever conducted a wedding ceremony. The I-Fairy is a four-foot tall seated robot with glowing eyes that change colors and plastic pigtails. The robot does not stand. It is bolted into a chair. The ceremony took place at a restaurant in Hibiya Park in Tokyo.

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