They comfort children, assist the disabled, and companion those in the evening of their lives. Robots aren’t just for industrial factories anymore—they’re becoming a part of our world in new and startling ways. Here’s an infographic that explores this newest breed of “social machines” that will soon be infiltrating our homes and hearts.
Want some pizza? Pepper the robot will be the one taking your order.
Softbank's "emotional robot" is getting its first U.S. outpost in San Francisco.
IBM has partnered with Softbank to begin exploring the use of robot assistants in retail stores across the US in 2016.
IBM's Watson is coming to the consumer and partnering Under Armour to build an AI personal trainer and Softbank to build an intelligent robot named Pepper
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