Pepper the droid is displayed by French robotics developer SoftBank Robotics in Paris on Tuesday. Photo: ReutersPepper the droid is displayed by French robotics developer SoftBank Robotics in Paris on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Pepper the droid is displayed by French robotics developer SoftBank Robotics in Paris on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

This coronavirus robot knows when you’re not wearing a mask – and will tell you to put one on

  • 120cm-tall droid, known as Pepper, is used in some countries to welcome visitors to shops, exhibitions and other public spaces
  • It uses a camera to scan approaching people to see if their faces are covered

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pepper the droid is displayed by French robotics developer SoftBank Robotics in Paris on Tuesday. Photo: ReutersPepper the droid is displayed by French robotics developer SoftBank Robotics in Paris on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Pepper the droid is displayed by French robotics developer SoftBank Robotics in Paris on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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