24 Jun '15, 12pm

Meet Pepper, the world’s first robot who can understand your feelings

Pepper stands just four feet tall with a shiny white body and skirted wheels in place of feet. The robot ’s cute little face is reminiscent of Casper the Friendly Ghost and Pepper is said to be especially good with children. Pepper can speak English, French, Spanish, and Japanese, and he loves to dance. The most unique feature about Pepper, though, is the capability to understand and exhibit situationally appropriate emotions. Pepper can interpret his master’s feelings based on different tones and inflections in their voice, and Pepper can also display emotions of his own, such as fear and loneliness. This unique little robot friend can also “learn” through a series of software plug-ins and upgrades

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