SoftBank, Haier to develop service robots for Haier's Smart Home, Smart Store

Tuesday 6 March 2018 | 11:52 CET | News
SoftBank Robotics has signed a partnership agreement with Chinese appliances brand Qingdao Haier (Haier). SoftBank Robotics and Haier plan to cooperate on developing and utilizing service robots in China, including a special version of SoftBank Robotics' humanoid robot called Pepper for Haier's 'Smart Home', a platform where household appliances interconnect through IoT. Both companies plan to develop a special version of Pepper that is compatible with 'U+OS', an operating system developed and provided by Haier, so Pepper can be utilized with Haier's Smart Home and its 'Smart Store' retail

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Categories: IT
Companies: Haier / Softbank
Countries: China
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