The Japanese robot Saya has already been used as a receptionist and secretary.
Now she is to become the world’s first robot teacher. The Professor Hiroshi Kobayashi has been developing Saya for over 15 years.
A primary school in Tokyo will be the first recipients of Saya as a teacher.
Saya is multilingual and will do roll call as well as set tasks from text books.
Video of Saya after the break.