16th Entertainment Division Jury Selections
Electronic hand-made robot
nuuo (SENBO Kensuke / HAYASHI Tomohiko) / HORIO Kanta / anno lab / TOKUI aya [Japan]
The nuuo company, which is divided between Tokyo and Fukuoka, developed *nubot＊ as a robot to use in its office conferences. By fit ting a doll with a smar t phone, the company per fected a device to connect people in distant locations via communication services like Skype and Google+. The robot allows users to enjoy the words and actions of others as if they were in the same room, and presages a new video chat-based lifestyle.