Pepper is humanoid and programmable robot and its height is 120 centimeters. Its design oriented to interact with people, has a technology that allows to analyze verbal and non-verbal language, head position and voice tone.
Thanks to its sensors, a 3D camera and four microphones, Pepper is able to recognize the human emotions, gestures, sounds and touch, creating an environment of empathy and connection that promotes a fluid and effective communication between robot-client.
Pepper is capable of very flexible movements, used in all its interventions such as body language and also can move at a speed of 3 km/h.
The robot Pepper has a touch screen of 246 x 175 x 14’5 cm with a resolution of 1280 × 800, located in the area of the chest. There are numerous possibilities to programming and configure the robot and, in addition, it can transmit and receive information through its online connection.
This robot is ideal in environments related to customer service. These are some of the functions that it can perform:
- It attracts the attention of customers.
- It introduces products and explains its features
- It provides data to customer about locations and services.
- It scans coupons, cards, EAN, QR codes…
- It connects and shares data with CRM, ERP, shop online, corporate website…
This humanoid robot is ideal to get started in robotics programming, and as a research and development tool for new applications.
The programming systems that Pepper supports are:
- Weight: 28 kg
- Height: 120 cm
- Width: 42,5 cm
- Battery: Lithium, 30.0Ah / 795Wh
- Autonomy: About 12 hours.
- Network: Wi-Fi / Ethernet
- Speed: More than 3km / h
- Motors: 20
- Moving parts: Head (1), shoulders (2), elbows (2), wrists (2), fingers (10), hips (1) and knees (1)
- Wheels: 3 (omni-directional)
- Movement: 360º
- Tablet: LG CNS
External Link: Pepper
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External Link: Bioloid
This friendly robot has one purpose: to teach kids that technology can be transparent, proximate and fun. In addition to being a toy, it is also an educational ecosystem with an extensive pedagogical pathway. What's more, it is an open source robot: the physical design, the code and the app have all been made freely available so that anyone can understand it and modify it.
Zowi can communicate and be controlled via Bluetooth using the Zowi App.
By pressing the buttons located on the back, you can explore basic functions.
1. Dancing: Zowi surprises with his original movements and dances, thanks to the 4 motors that act on it.
2. Walking and avoiding obstacles: Zowi's eyes are currently ultrasound sensors.
3. Zowi has a microphone that it is used to listen what is happening around.
External Link: BQ Zowi