Pepper the Robot to see Broader Distribution
Chuck Martin, in the IOT Daily Connected Thinking section at MediaPost.com, just reported that SoftBank’s Pepper, www.softbank.jp has selected an ad agency, Midnight Oil, http://moagency.com/ to expand marketing of the robot that already has a massive presence in Japan, where 7,000 units are in operation. He reports Pizza Hut will be introducing Pepper in Asia, where the robot will take orders and assist cashiers. SoftBank is seeking to expand the pool of developers writing apps for Pepper. As we learn more on the future direction of Pepper, we will keep you posted!