by · October 25, 2014

I, for one, have been welcoming our robot overlords since time immemorial (and at Engadget of course we continue to bring you breaking coverage of the robot apocalypse). This little guy will be taking over Japan I’m sure when it’s released next year at a sub-$2000 price point — and who can blame the Japanese for having a soft heart when it comes to metallic companions? They’ve been cohabitating culturally for quite some time now.

Softbank’s Pepper Robot Understands Feelings: The Social Hour 165 – YouTube.