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Uncertainty surrounds one-year countdown for Tokyo Olympics

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Uncertainty surrounds one-year countdown for Tokyo Olympics
Thursday marks one year before the next summer Olympics, Tokyo '202ONE'.

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A robot has begun work at a Japanese convenience store. The Telexistence (TX) MODEL-T is seen stacking shelves in a Familymart shop in the Toshima area of Tokyo. Developers hope the units will replace human workers by 2022. In the trial operation on 26 August, the pilot logged in using a VR terminal to remotely operate the Model-T from TX'S Tokyo office. TX & Familymart explain: " We will continue to expand the items to be handled by the robot to other product categories such as rice balls, sandwiches and bento boxes" "and aim to deploy the Model-T in up to 20 stores franchised by TX by 2022."

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