Softbank shows off robot that can read human emotions (9)

SiliconValley.com 2014.06.05 20:41
By Yuri Kageyama Associated Press TOKYO - A cooing, gesturing humanoid on wheels that can decipher emotions has been unveiled in Japan by billionaire Masayoshi Son who says robots should be tender and make people smile. Son's mobile phone company Softbank said Thursday that the robot it has dubbed Pepper will go on sale in Japan in February for $1,900.
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