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Softbank’s famous robot Pepper is helping helping enforce social distancing and greeting COVID-19 patients around the world

As the coronavirus outbreak continues around the world, robots are being used to disinfect, take temperatures, and even prepare food. Softbank’s Pepper robot has been repurposed in some places to help COVID-19 patients. Pepper is the company’s humanoid robot, designed to work at airports and malls. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Softbank’s famous robot Pepper is helping helping enforce social distancing and greeting COVID-19 patients around the world
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Festive robots are decorating trees, singing karaoke carols, and serving coffee at Bloomingdale’s for the holidays

Bloomingdale’s is trying out human-robot collaboration at its 59th street flagship store for the holidays. Robots are decorating window displays, performing karaoke, and serving coffee to shoppers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Around the holidays you can expect Christmas trees, twinkle lights, cocoa, and, now, robots? They’re part […]
Festive robots are decorating trees, singing karaoke carols, and serving coffee at Bloomingdale’s for the holidays
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33 of the best and wackiest photos from the biggest tech convention of the year

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas features more than 4,400 exhibitors showcasing the very latest in gizmos, gadgets, and doodads. This year, more than 180,000 people are attending CES. Some wacky technology has been on display thus far, including a Lamborghini-themed massage chair and cars with foldable legs. […]
33 of the best and wackiest photos from the biggest tech convention of the year
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We interviewed Pepper – the humanoid robot

Pepper is a humanoid robot companion designed to serve as a sort-of kiosk at businesses like shopping malls, hospitals, and airports. Pepper is also able to track eye contact and express emotion. We spent a little time with Pepper and got its thoughts on Paris, robot uprisings, tacos, and how […]
We interviewed Pepper – the humanoid robot