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.