Scripture delivered in an auto-tuned voice? Buddhists in Japan embrace the future with a robot preacher. (Photos: VCG)
Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto, Japan, uses an Android inspired by the goddess Kannon to explain the teachings of Buddha.
The robotic preacher, named Mindar, debuted on Saturday, delivers a speech synchronized with projections and sound.
Kannon Mindar will begin preaching to the general public in early March.