Xolotl meets PARO, the robo seal

Xolotl meets PARO the robo seal. He is so cute!
If you pet PARO, he wriggles, gazes and makes small, seal like noises. 

Paro is a therapeutic robot baby harp seal, intended to be very cute and to have a calming effect on and elicit emotional responses in patients of hospitals and nursing homes, similar to Animal-Assisted Therapy.
It was designed by Takanori Shibata of the Intelligent System Research Institute of Japan's AIST beginning in 1993. It was first exhibited to the public in late 2001, became a Best of COMDEX finalist in 2003,[1] and handmade versions have been sold commercially since 2004. Paro is based on harp seals Shibata saw in Canada, where he also recorded their cries that Paro uses.[2]
The robot has tactile sensors and responds to petting by moving its tail and opening and closing its eyes. It also responds to sounds and can learn a name. It can show emotions such as surprise, happiness and anger. It produces sounds similar to a real baby seal and (unlike a real baby seal) is active during the day and goes to sleep at night.

It was at the event of Robot Town Sagami. 
Sagami Robot Industry Special Zone in Kangawa .

Traffic Light has been changed to Astro Boy's version.

Astro Boy (commonly shortened to Astro), known in the Japanese version as Atom and Tetsuwan Atomu(which translates to Mighty Atom), is the main character and protagonist in Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy franchise.

This is a normal traffic light.

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