As reported here in July, Pepper will be going on sale in Japan in February next year. SoftBank’s humanoid robot gave a glimpse of what it can do at Pepper Tech Festival 2014, designed to motivate the hundreds of developers and creators who came to the event.
Bruno Maisonnier, CEO of Aldebaran Robotics, the France-based robot developer that is part of the SoftBank group that created Pepper, encouraged engineers to take advantage of new opportunities. “It’s a beginning of a new industry where designing and creating applications for robots will be a huge business.”
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