One of the world’s first ‘emotional’ robots Pepper visits the Financial Times where columnist and Ft.com managing editor Robert Shrimsley attempts to make conversation. The robots’s creators Softbank of Japan and French subsidiary Aldebaran claim Pepper can understand human emotions.
Produced by Sue Matthias. Filmed by Nicola Stansfield. Directing, editing and second camera by Josh de la Mare. Translation by Shotaro Tani and Akito Tanaka of Nikkei, and Kana Inagaki of the FT.