Baku. 13 April. REPORT.AZ/ A talking humanoid robot Pepper was on Wednesday, 13 April, officially admitted in the school in the Japanese city of Waseda in Fukushima Prefecture.
Report informs citing the foreign media, reportedly, the device will study together with children for the first time in the world. The school on this occasion arranged the opening ceremony at which students called for maximum use of the unique chance of communicating with the robot, because it is useful to them in future life.
Pepper himself has stated that he "never thought it would be accepted into a human school" and promised to do their best.
The robot is able to speak not only in Japanese but also in English, so it is intended mainly to use in the classroom in English.
Pepper jointly developed by Aldebaran Robotics and SoftBank. According to the statement creators of the concept, the robot is able to recognize emotions, by analyzing the tone of voice and facial expression turn to him.
The robot is designed for living together with people. He understands the feelings of the person, expresses affection and sympathy, gives advice to the owners and talking with them.
SoftBank was included in the text of the user agreement a special paragraph prohibiting the use of robot "for acts of a sexual or indecent nature". The owner should not be used by the owner in terms of Dating, flirting and courting members of the opposite sex.
The cost of one machine is 198 thousand yen (approximately 1.8 thousand USD). The robot was first shown to the public in summer 2014, on sale in Japan, he enrolled a year later.