History created as a Robot appears as witness in the Parliament for the first time

Pepper the robot gives evidence in British Parliament and creates history to become the first robot to appear in the UK Parliament.

The robot gave its testimony and answered questions covering various topics.

Politicians acting like robots is nothing new but a robot trying to cement its place alongside humans gives a lot of insight about what to expect in the future.

Developed by a Japanese company called Softbank Robotics, Pepper uses artificial intelligence to give its valuable thoughts on variety of topics.

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When asked about the future for humans, Pepper replied: ‘Robots will have an important role to play, but we will also need the soft skills that are unique to humans to sense, make and derive value from technology,’

Pepper is equipped with four microphones, 2 HD cameras and a big touch screen on its chest.