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Weird News Robots replace university students in Zoom graduation ceremony

18:25  06 april  2020
18:25  06 april  2020 Source:   cnet.com

Robots replace Japanese students at graduation amid coronavirus

  Robots replace Japanese students at graduation amid coronavirus Robots replace Japanese students at graduation amid coronavirusThe robots, dubbed "Newme" by developer ANA Holdings, were dressed in graduation caps and gowns for the ceremony at the Business Breakthrough University in Tokyo.

Business Breakthrough (BBT) University graduate students in Tokyo, who weren't allowed to have a traditional graduation ceremony Digital tablets were attached to the heads of the robots , showing the faces of students who used a Zoom conference call to attend the graduation ceremony remotely.

The students obviously had a part to play in the traditional ceremony as they used Zoom to be The graduation ceremony was not entirely virtual. There were four students who controlled the robots The graduation ceremony of Business University was held at the Hotel Grand Palace in Tokyo, and

Can't be at a big life event because of the coronavirus? Send in the robots . These Japanese university students refused to let the coronavirus lockdowns get in the way of celebrating their graduation ceremony. 

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However, only four of the students used the robot in the ceremony while the rest of them participated via Zoom . Back in 2018, the University of Glasgow allowed three students to attend their graduation remotely by attaching an iPad to a remote-controlled car dressed in a graduation gown.

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Business Breakthrough (BBT) University graduate students in Tokyo, who weren't allowed to have a traditional graduation ceremony due to coronavirus concerns, used Newme telepresence robots (also referred to as avatar robots) to stand in their place. 

Digital tablets were attached to the heads of the robots, showing the faces of students who used a Zoom conference call to attend the graduation ceremony remotely. The event took place at the Hotel Grand Palace in Tokyo on March 28, according to Business Insider on Sunday. 

Keeping in theme, the robots were also dressed in black hats and gowns for the graduation ceremony. 

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Student wishing to walk in a ceremony outside of their graduation term must contact Graduation Services. Name cards are placed in the Assembly Rooms the day of the ceremony . You are encouraged to spell your name phonetically to assist in the pronunciation of your name.

One of the unnamed students said in a statement on March 31, "When I enrolled, I never thought I would operate my avatar and attend the graduation ceremony. However, receiving a diploma in public is a novel experience."

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Graduation is the award of a diploma or academic degree, or the ceremony that is sometimes associated with it, in which students become graduates .

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The Newme telepresence robots aren't just useful for attending graduations, they also come in handy if you want to travel without leaving home.

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Last year, All Nippon Airways revealed that it would use Newme telepresence robots to allow people to experience faraway places without having to travel there in person. The robots would transmit high-definition 2K videos that let its human users see and interact with the bot's surroundings.

Newme robots have also helped people with debilitating paralysis to return to the workplace as robot waiters in Japanese cafes.  

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