Pepper Robot to offer concierge service at Mizuho Bank

SoftBank's humanoid, emotion-sensing, rather talkative Pepper Robot will start offering concierge service at Mizuho Bank, one of the Japan's major banks, in July 2015.

Pepper the robot, as a system, is intended to eventually have its own app store, of a sort, and right out of the gate, SoftBank Robotics is going to add a special app for Mizuho Bank.

The bank's dedicated Pepper will introduce relevant services at the bank and entertain customers while they are waiting and so on.

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Pepper posing with Dr. Angelica Lim, who specializes in robot emotions and is part of the Aldebaran/SoftBank team working on Pepper's UX and app development.