Pepper is the world’s first social humanoid robot able to recognize faces and basic human emotions and was developed by SoftBank Robotics. Pepper was optimized for human interaction and is able to engage with people through conversation and its touch screen. Pepper is available today for businesses and schools. Over 2,000 companies around the world have adopted Pepper as an assistant to welcome, inform and guide visitors in an innovative way.
ITIF hosted an expert panel discussion on the current state and future potential of robotics across all sectors of the U.S. economy.