A good museum guide should be able to answer frequently asked questions and tell engaging stories that capture the interests of visitors—and this is exactly what Pepper the robot is set to do for The Smithsonian, and more.
The robotic museum guide will be introduced to six locations to help lead tours and in particular, draw interest to galleries that tend to get less traffic than others. Pepper also boasts the ability to dance, play games, collect a limited amount of information, with guests being able to naturally interact with the bot using their voice and gestures.
Pepper by SoftBank Robotics has proven to be one of the most advanced and adaptable robots seen to date, as the bot is now in use by hotel chains, fast food eateries, banks, hairdressing salons and more.
Robotic Museum Guides
More Stats +/-
Fast Food-Serving Robots
Robot Mascot Toys
Armed Combat Robots
Humanoid Hotel Employees
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.