Dignity Kitchen founder Koh Seng Choon (right) with paraplegic Eddie Lau (on the tablet screen) who operates Temi, the robot, remotely. Photo: May Tse
Dignity Kitchen founder Koh Seng Choon (right) with paraplegic Eddie Lau (on the tablet screen) who operates Temi, the robot, remotely. Photo: May Tse
Robotics

These robots in hotels and restaurants are controlled by real people – how remote jobs are giving 2 paraplegic Hongkongers a new lease of life

  • Paraplegics Kwan Siu-fai and Eddie Lau remotely operate customer service robots at a restaurant and a Hyatt hotel, taking orders and directing guests
  • It’s part of Project Dignity, created by Singaporean engineer and entrepreneur Koh Seng Choon who was inspired by the movie Avatar

Dignity Kitchen founder Koh Seng Choon (right) with paraplegic Eddie Lau (on the tablet screen) who operates Temi, the robot, remotely. Photo: May Tse
Dignity Kitchen founder Koh Seng Choon (right) with paraplegic Eddie Lau (on the tablet screen) who operates Temi, the robot, remotely. Photo: May Tse
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