Meet Mospeng-kun - Tissue Dispensing Robot


Mospeng-kun, a tissue dispensing robot created by a development and rental company in Japan, has been causing a stir in the techie world and while I know this will never become a must-have item - that is unless you were Born Rich - I am riveted by the idea. Apparently, when Mospeng-kun detects a person nearby, she utters a high-pitched "onegai shimasu" and offers up a pack of tissues. When the tissues are taken, Mospeng-kun thanks the customer with an "arigato gozaimashita" and grabs another tissue pack for the next taker. If only she made chai too.

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Apparently, InterRobot’s rental fees start at 100,000 yen ($835) for 5 days, which although decadent doesn't take it out of the running for my birthday entertainment. Although I might have to purposely get a cold in order to make it worth it. According to the company website, Mospeng-kun is capable of gathering information about the people it encounters on the job.

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