Robot Dealerships On The Horizon
Toyota, spurred by Japan’s declining birth rates and a rapidly aging populace, has made a goal of selling “Service” robots by 2010.
If they meet the goal, and it takes off in Japan as well as other countries, I can’t imagine it’ll be long until Robot Dealerships show up alongside Car Dealerships.
“Ah, excellent choice sir. The ED-209 is the best in home security. Would you like the clear-coat option to make sure he doesn’t rust during those long night patrols? How about a cup holder?”