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Robot priest: the future of funerals?

Developers in Japan are offering a robot "priest" to conduct Buddhist funeral rites complete with chanted sutras and drum tapping - all at a fraction of the cost of a human.

It is the latest use of Softbank's humanoid robot Pepper.

Produced by Simon Atkinson.

  • 24 Aug 2017
  • From the section Asia
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