2020 Olympics Spectacular Tech

Toyota Showcasing Autonomous Technology & Much More

Source:  Toyota Miraitowa and Someity - The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Mascots

Tokyo 2020 Olympics for Athletes and Latest Technology
For the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a big crowd pleaser will be the technology deployed.  The official game mascots are two adorable robots - Miraitowa and Someity, just unveiled at Toyota headquarters in Japan  The humanoid "meeters and greeters" are programmed to show facial expressions as they greet athletes and fans.

New Automated Helpers
Toyota and Panasonic are teaming up to develop automated helpers for the games.  Besides the official mascots, there will be field support robots to help officials at throwing events by retrieving javelins and hammers from competitions.  Robots with cameras will broadcast live action and give fans a sense of virtual reality emersion in the Games. Fans will be able to interact with the athletes remotely with a new telepresence technology.  And, Toyota will use AI and self driving technology to move people and goods around the Games.

Double Action at the 2020 Olympics
In fact, there will be double action for viewers, athletes and fans at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo.  Watching the magnificent performance of the world's greatest athletes compete for medals and watching some of the greatest new global technology go into action.  In terms of robotics, the robots will focus on moving people and goods, displaying information and providing opportunities for remote viewing.  Can't wait to see....just a year away.


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