'Conference goers now have to be wary that robots will identify them everywhere they go.
Corporations can now rent Chinese-made CloudMinds robots that can identify everyone on the conference floor. (To learn more about CloudMinds and China click here & here.)
CloudMinds’ mission is to “make helpful robot services possible and to make them safe, secure and affordable.” While their hidden mission is to help governments identify everyone.
According to CloudMinds’ “About Us” page, their so-called values are to convince employees, moms, dads and their children to trust rentable emotion and facial recognition robots.
Their rent-a-robot program allows business owners to choose between “Cloud Pepper” and the “XR-1” emotion and facial recognition robots.
The Cloud Pepper robot, based on SoftBank Robotics, is being billed as the world’s first personal humanoid robot.
The first of its kind of novel humanoid robot. This robot is able to converse, dance, answer questions and even suggest related products. With the addition of the Harix AI platform, we are able to add functionality to SoftBank’s Pepper robot. These added functionalities include facial recognition, emotion recognition, text to speech, weather data, and with many more to come.'
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