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Japan Wants 2020 Robot Olympics Alongside Human Olympics - IEEE Spectrum

Japan Wants 2020 Robot Olympics Alongside Human Olympics - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
The world needs a well funded, high profile, international competitive robotics event. Can Japan make it happen in 2020?
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This article presents us with a new outlook on the Robotics saga. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that he has plans to make Robot Olympics by 2020. This competition is long overdue and will create a massive revenue and unlock new door for the IT industry.

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