Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank is testing its Pepper robot in France after four months of sell-outs in its homeland.
RoboHow has trained robots to make pancakes and pizza. Now they've trained a robotic maitre d'hotel to take an order and relay it to the robotic chefs.
Technically Incorrect: People who buy Softbank's emotionally-aware Pepper robot must abide by good behavior clauses.
Technically Incorrect: A Japanese man, said to be drunk, decided to take out his frustrations on a Pepper emotion-reading robot belonging to telecom company Softbank.
A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.
Humanoid robot Pepper has started selling on the Japanese market -- and its first limited run sold out within a minute.
Faster processing and better speech recognition make this humanoid robot out of France suited to work with autistic children.
The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?
The company on Thursday unveils a new "humanoid" robot named Pepper that can not only communicate with the user, but also read his or her emotions.
A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.