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At SoftBank cafe in Tokyo, Pepper the robot will take your order

Company opens cafe in Shibuya staffed with humanoid robots

At Pepper Parlor, robots take orders, make small talk with customers and clean up after closing time.

TOKYO -- Soon the Japanese capital's trendsetting Shibuya district will boast a cafe staffed by humanoid robots that can recommend perfect desserts for customers.

SoftBank Robotics on Tuesday unveiled to the press its directly run Pepper Parlor cafe, where robots take orders, engage in small talk with customers and clean up among other tasks.

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