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28 Jun 2022

Pepper is Chief of Staff at a Robotic Ice Cream Bar

QUOKKA, a local UAE-based company that is devoted to serving the best quality of gelato with a unique twist of robotic technology, has partnered with NISKA Retail Robotics, an Australian-born tech start-up pioneering the emerging trends of robotization of retail, to open the first ice cream bar entirely staffed by robots inside the premises of Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi.
7 Jan 2022

Avalon SteriTech

IDTechEx had a conversation with Mr. Lewis Ho, CEO of Avalon SteriTech at CES 2022. Avalon SteriTech, a subsidiary of Avalon Biomedical Management based in Hong Kong, was founded in 2017. The company offers a full suite of products and services that include consultation, tailor-made plans and technical training for our clients, with the goal of helping them devise and implement long-term strategies for cleaning and disinfection.
18 Dec 2020

Pepper Deployed to Help Limit Exposure to Viruses

As the whole world is still facing an unprecedented health crisis, SoftBank Robotics and its partners are developing new robotic solutions to help fight against the spread of the pandemic. Thanks to its partners, SoftBank Robotics has been able to deploy multiple Pepper robots all across EMEA to help companies and public places to enforce social distancing and mask wearing.
11 Aug 2020

New Feature for Pepper: Mask Wearing Detection

As the whole world faces an unprecedented health crisis, SoftBank Robotics wants to help fight against the spread of the coronavirus.
9 Dec 2019

A Cafe Staffed by Robots

SoftBank Robotics recently revealed its Pepper Parlor Cafe, staffed with robots. At Pepper PARLOR, a variety of robots work alongside humans.
26 Nov 2019

Commercial-Grade Autonomous Vacuum Sweeper

Whiz can record up to 600 cleaning routes, for which staff teach the robot the initial floor cleaning route upon their first use. Subsequently, routes are stored in Whiz so it can repeat the cleaning route autonomously on its own. Through cloud data visualization, cleaning and status reports on Whiz can be gathered and analyzed.
2 Oct 2018

Voice, Speech, Conversation-Based User Interfaces 2019-2029: Technologies, Players, Markets

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
3 Jul 2018

Personalized deep learning equips robots for autism therapy

Children with autism spectrum conditions often have trouble recognizing the emotional states of people around them — distinguishing a happy face from a fearful face, for instance. To remedy this, some therapists use a kid-friendly robot to demonstrate those emotions and to engage the children in imitating the emotions and responding to them in appropriate ways.
28 Jun 2018

Humanoid robots help out at HSBC

HSBC Bank and SoftBank Robotics America have partnered to bring Pepper, the engaging, social humanoid robot, to HSBC's bank branches.
10 Jan 2017

CES 2017- Day 2, January 6th, 2017

Day 2 of CES was dedicated to start ups and new companies doing interesting things.
3 Jan 2017

Who is Pepper?

Pepper is a human-shaped robot designed to be a genuine day-to-day companion, whose number one quality is his ability to perceive emotions.