Pepper Humanoid Robot
Pepper Humanoid Robot is a semi-humanoid robot manufactured by SoftBank Robotics (formerly Aldebaran Robotics), which is owned by SoftBank, designed with the ability to read emotions. Pepper’s ability to detect emotion comes from the ability to analyze expressions and voice tones.
Basically Pepper brings the digital world and the real world together like never before.
A soft Interview with Pepper Humanoid Robot
Pepper Humanoid Robot cost
At around $1,600 per robot, 10,000 robots equates to $16 million in sales but Peppers are sold on a subscription contract that includes a network data plan and equipment insurance. This costs $360 per month and, over 36 months, brings the total cost of ownership to over $14,000. Made by Aldebaran, which is owned by SoftBank.
In an impressive way, PEPPER robot can speak 11 languages in addition to its default language, English.
Romeo will carry a hefty price tag of 250,000 euros ($327,500) when it becomes initially available to project partners and university researchers.
ASIMO is the most advanced humanoid robot which can be bought but also the most expensive, it costs no less than US $2,500,000
More than 12,000 Pepper robots have been sold, Forbes reported in May.
Build a Robot Cost depends on the type of robot We are trying to make. If someone want to make a simple programmable line tracer robot, He can get all the parts like Arduino, motors, Chasis, Battery and other related stuff in 30 – 40 $.
Its parts can range between an estimated $25,000 and $40,000, and its systems with application components cost between $50,000 and$75,000 For a simple AI robot.
Features of Pepper Humanoid Robot:
Fully featured,Pepper can do it all.
|Weight||28 kilograms (62 lb)|
Operation time: approx. 12hrs (when used at shop)
|Display||10.1-inch touch display|
|Head||Mic x 4, RGB camera x 2,3D sensor x 1, Touch sensor x 3|
|Chest||Gyro sensor x 1|
|Hands||Touch sensor x 2|
|Legs||Sonar sensor x 2, Laser sensor x 6, Bumper sensor x 3, Gyro sensor x 1|
|Moving parts||Degrees of motion
Head (2°), Shoulder (2° L&R), Elbow (2 rotations L&R), Wrist (1° L&R), Hand with 5 fingers (1° L&R), Hip (2°), Knee (1°), Base (3°)
|Networking||Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz）
Ethernet x1 (10/100/1000 base T)
|Motion speed||Up to 3 kilometres per hour (2 mph)|
|Climbing||Up to 1.5 centimetres (0.6 in)|