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World’s first emotional robot runs Linux LinuxGizmos:  all about Linux-powered devices SoftBank and Aldeberan have teamed up on a Linux-based, $1,930 personal robot named Pepper that can read emotions and respond autonomously.  Emotional robot projects are underway in labs around the world, but the first to reach consumers will be a humanoid bot named Pepper. Developed for SoftBank Mobile by Aldeberan Robotics, with the help of Yoshimoto Robotics Laboratory, Pepper will begin interacting with shoppers in SoftBank’s Omotesando and Ginza stores this week, and prototypes will visit all 2,600 of its stores by the end of the year. The robot will go on sale in Feb. 2015 in Japan for JPY 198,000, or about $1,930.

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June 16, 2014 - Posted by | ECI Insider Leaks, New Technologies, Technology | , , , , ,

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