Yes, you read that correctly. It's the latest in an apparently endless succession of Hello Kitty fever-dreams.
In addition to cleaning, Lady Bird can engage in simple conversation with restroom users, thanks to microphones in its "antennae," speech recognition capabilities and a voice synthesizer.
OK, so I'm in a stall minding my own business when the door swings open to reveal a brightly colored Volkswagen-sized mechanical insect. Rousing myself from a panic-induced stupor, I realize it wants to chat.