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transcosmos releases “Picture Book” app for RoBoHoN, as a “Certified RoBoHoN Development Partner”

Helps expand the use of humanoid robots by developing apps that meet users’ needs and purposes

October 20, 2017

transcosmos inc.

transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; hereafter, transcosmos) developed a “picture book” app for “RoBoHoN”, a mobile robot phone by Sharp Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President & Chief Executive Officer: J.W. Tai; hereafter, Sharp) and released the app to the RoBoHoN apps market. The first story is “Little Red Riding Hood”. More stories are due to follow.

“Picture Book” app for RoBoHoN

Born in May 2016, RoBoHoN is a mobile phone-shaped robot that walks on its two legs. RoBoHoN interacts with users by making gestures whilst talking. It also learns words that users teach it and answers questions or provides explanations as if human. As a tiny mobile robot, RoBoHoN is always there to support you.

When users ask RoBoHoN to read the picture book, the app starts up and RoBoHoN reads the story whilst displaying the images from the picture book with its head-mounted projector. Once the story ends, RoBoHoN automatically closes the app and returns to its original posture.

transcosmos helps develop and operate apps for humanoid robots that meet the needs, objectives, and actual use scenarios of both consumers and clients. The company also offers extensive operations support including gesture and production design, multi-language support, and AI and database connection via API. transcosmos continues to help businesses improve robots’ customer service skills, maximize the outcome of implementing robots, and expand the scope of using robots.

About “Certified RoBoHoN Development Partner”

transcosmos is a “Certified RoBoHoN Development Partner”. transcosmos demonstrated its knowledge and technical expertise in developing applications for RoBoHoN in a written examination and a practical skills examination, and was certified by Sharp as its RoBoHoN Development Partner. For Certified RoBoHoN Development Partner, visit:https://robohon.com/co/partner.php

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About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched its operations in 1966. Since then, we have combined superior “people” with up-to-date “technology” to enhance the competitive strength of our clients by providing them with superior and valuable services. transcosmos currently offers services that support clients’ business processes focusing on both sales expansion and cost reduction through our 176 locations across 33 countries with a focus on Asia, while continuously pursuing Operational Excellence. Furthermore, following the expansion of e-commerce market on the global scale, transcosmos provides a comprehensive One-Stop Global E-Commerce Services to deliver our clients’ excellent products and services to consumers in 49 countries around the globe. transcosmos aims to be the “Global Digital Transformation Partner” of our clients, supporting the clients’ transformation by leveraging digital technology, responding to the ever-changing business environment.

Contact for Media Inquiries

transcosmos inc. Public Relations & Advertising Department
Mail: pressroom@trans-cosmos.co.jp

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