Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2017

Mandarin Oriental launches humanoid robot

Robot Pepper can give directions, tell stories, and even pose for a selfie.

Robots now deliver room service to guests staying at the Shangri-la’s Hotel Jen in Singapoe, they mix cocktails on board the Royal Caribbean, and carry out butler-related tasks at Marriott’s Aloft.

The Mandarin Oriental is also following suit, launching their first humanoid robot Pepper in Las Vegas earlier this month.

Pepper’s official job title is technical ambassador, and he will be based in the lobby tasked with greeting guests, and complementing...

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