Softbank Robotics

Tokyo, Japan

www.softbankrobotics.com

Customer Service

Scope: Full

System: Edge

Summary

  • Softbank Robotics develops robots, some which can converse with the user.
  • Pepper is a Softbank Robotics social robot, a 4-foot-tall robot with wheels, engaging with people through conversation and a touch screen.
  • Nao is a 2-foot-tall social robot that moves with two legs, used as an assistant to welcome, inform and entertain people.

Delving Deeper

At 120cm (4ft), the Pepper robot has been optimized for engaging with people through conversation and a touch screen. Pepper is an assistant capable of recognizing faces and basic human emotions to welcome, inform and entertain people in an innovative way. Nao has a similar function, but is smaller (2 feet) and bipedal.