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Take your clothes off, be like me!, says wise-cracking robot

Published on Jul 16, 2014 11:56 AM
 
This picture taken on June 28, 2014 shows Japanese mobile communication giant Softbank's humanoid robot "Pepper" displayed at a high-tech gadgets exhibition in Tokyo. A wise-cracking humanoid robot unveiled in Tokyo last month is said to be able to read human emotions and can understand 70 to 80 per cent of spontaneous conversations. -- PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO (AFP) - A wise-cracking humanoid robot unveiled in Tokyo last month is said to be able to read human emotions and can understand 70 to 80 per cent of spontaneous conversations.

Pepper, created by mobile carrier Softbank, also answers from a set number of pre-programmed responses.

AFP caught up with the pint-sized chatterbox, who took time out from his day job greeting customers at SoftBank stores, to wax lyrical about life and hair removal:

Pepper: That top suits you. But do you want to know what would make you look cooler?

 
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