Robot 'talks' to MPs about future of AI in the classroom


Publication/Creation Date
October 16 2018
Creators/Contributors
Jane Wakefield (creator)
SoftBank Robotics (contributor)
James Frith (contributor)
Middlesex University London (contributor)
Michael Wooldridge (contributor)
University Of Oxford (contributor)
Brian Holliday (contributor)
Rose Luckin (contributor)
University College London (contributor)
Joysy John (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Pepper has become the first robot to appear at a UK parliamentary meeting, talking to MPs about the future of artificial intelligence in education.

The robot is currently based at Middlesex University, working with students and appearing at events.

MPs smiled when the robot was wheeled in, although both questions and answers were pre-arranged.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Location on Body
Entire Body
Source
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45879961