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Softbank Announces June 20 Commercial Launch Of Pepper Humanoid

CHIBA, JAPAN - JUNE 18: (L-R)Terry Gou CEO of Foxconn Technology group and Masayoshi Son,chairman and chief and executive officer of SoftBank Corp and Jack Ma, CEO of the Alibaba Group pose with 'Pepper' during a news conference on June 18, 2015 in Chiba, Japan. Softbank Corp. announced that its humanoid product, Pepper, developed by the company's Aldebaran Robotics unit, will be available for consumers at 198,000 yen on June 20, 2015. SoftBank Corp. also announced that Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Foxconn Technology Group reached an agreement that Alibaba and Foxconn will each invest 14.5 billion in SoftBank Robotics Holdings Corp., to promote Softbank's robotic business including Pepper to the global market. (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images)
Softbank Announces June 20 Commercial Launch Of Pepper Humanoid
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