Japanese provider is ‘human robot’ sales




The Japanese carrier Softbank is a robot with human traits sales from early next year. The Pepper has been developed together with the company Aldebaran and users can install apps to fit. Behavior robot

Marvin: Here I am, brain the size of a planet the, and they ask me to stand next to an article about robots. Call that job satisfaction? Cause I do not The Pepper is 1.20 meters high and has no legs. The robot should be able to read emotions through voice recognition and interpret, body language. The device may also express “emotions” through gestures themselves. The robot has a series of sensors to contact, such as a “bumper sensor”, and various sensors, laser gyroscopes. His surroundings

Moreover, the robot has a 10 “tablet on his chest to show. Include images and videos, the robot must do ten hours on one battery charge and thanks to the software and SDK support for apps, which include algorithms can behave Adding new languages ​​and the robot able to understand and speak. The control of the robot by voice.’s Pepper speak Japanese in addition also include Spanish and English.

How well the robot operates is not yet clear. Aldeberan shows him for the first time at a meeting in Paris later this month. Dutch professors spoke last month in an article on Tweakers still doubts about artificial intelligence with human traits: the system would be especially good for repetitive discussions with question and answer. A system like Marvin from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, with a human nature, would for the time being a utopia.

The provider Softbank, the humanoid robot use in stores to help customers and will sell it for around 1420 euros. That happens from February next year.


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