Monday, 28 September 2015

No sex, please, they're robots, says Japanese android firm

SoftBank issues warning to customers buying humanoid Pepper, ‘policy owner must not perform any sexual act’

They can educate, entertain, and even help with banking queries and hotel check-ins, but as sexual partners, Japan’s new generation of android robots are off limits.

That is the somewhat bizarre warning issued from SoftBank, the firm that makes Pepper, perhaps the country’s best-known humanoid, who went on sale earlier this year.

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from Robotics News & Articles


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