By: Alex Covert - Published: Jul 19, 2007 • References: news.xinhuanet & mhi.co.jp
Are receptionist robots the next big thing? This is the fourth receptionist robot Trend Hunter has discovered. Read the others HERE, HERE and HERE.

People Staff, a temporary staffing agency based in Nagoya, Japan, has just hired 10 robots that they will put to work in the Tokai area. Wakamarus were originally made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for family fun or domestic use. Now, secretaries are one step closer (or should I say, one wheel revolution closer) to losing their jobs. Stats for Receptionist Robots (FOLLOW UP) Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 5,773 clicks in 461 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Receptionist Robots (FOLLOW UP)
Related: 74 examples / 57 photos
Segment: Females, 18-35
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