Robots greet Westfield mall shoppers in San Francisco, San Jose
[...] they’re friendly robots programmed to dance, play games, take selfies and teach six languages. [...] Pepper, created by the robotics arm of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, will conduct brief surveys about whether shoppers are having a good day or a bad day. The Lowe’s home improvement chain, for example, is using its LoweBot customer service...
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