Japan enrolls ’emotional’ Pepper robot at SCHOOL in Fukushima

A Pepper robot has been enrolled into a school in Fukushima, JapanThe humanoid robot uses cameras and sensors to detect human emotionsPepper is expected to help students who struggle to communicate in classPreviously 10 Pepper robots were used to staff a phone shop in TokyoBy Richard Gray for MailOnline Published: 17:45, 14 April 2016 | Updated: 18:05, 14 April 2016 It has already been cheerfully offering advice to customers hoping to buy a phone in Tokyo, but Pepper the ’emotional’ robot is now about to enrol in school.The expressive humanoid, which has been developed by Japanese corporation SoftBank Robotics, is designed to identify and react to human emotions.It is now due to attend classes at Shoshi High School in Waseda, in the Fukushima Prefecture of Japan – making it the…

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