Robotic priest offers digitalized blessings to the public

Robotic priest offers digitalized blessings to the public

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Artificial intelligence has taken a new form in BlessU-2, a robotic priest that offers digitalized blessings to the public. The robot, which has a head, two arms and a light, interacts with visitors through a display screen much like a banking machine, allowing users to choose a language, whether they prefer a male or female voice, and if they would like an encouraging blessing or a renewal-style encounter. The blessing can also be printed on paper for later reflection.

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