Japanese Robots Are The Best At Putting On iPhone Screen Protectors

[GIF via IT Media]
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Don’t you hate the air bubbles? Or when you stick on the screen protector all crooked? Here’s a robot that aims to change that. Oh, and take your job.

According to IT Media, that is Kawasaki’s dual-arm manufacturing robot “duAro” putting on those screen protectors just so.

This was a display at this week’s Pepper World in Tokyo, which is why you can hear Pepper in the background chattering away.

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Not only do we have to worry about robots taking our jobs, but putting on screen protectors better than us humans ever can. 


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.