NEWS AND EVENTS
Events, partnerships, software releases, discover our latest news!
October 2020 – New SPARK version available with new apps and powerful features!
✔ Create your map from your Cruzr robot and use it directly into SPARK website.
✔ Add places where the robot will have to go (Points of interest)
✔ Configure the robot’s behavior for each place.
✔ Schedule the robot journey in different places of your building.
✔ Robot Translator application: The robot can understand, translate and speak in +15 languages.
✔ Video / Voice call application: Make calls through the robot to reach a human.
✔ Update on the Receptionist App including more features
✔ New languages added in some applications
Improvements for a better UX
✔ Simpler SPARK web interface to create your content
✔ Improved the way you create your content with new powerful features and tools
✔ Easier tablet display customization to make create catchy contents!
June 2020 – New SPARK version available with its App Catalog
New version of SPARK is now available with a lot of new features:
- Pick, try, buy, activate contents from a wide range of applications directly from our App Catalog
- Create your own contents from ready-to-use templates (FAQ, Quiz, Receptionist, Robot Presenter…)
- New languages have been added
- Many new features to give robots a new spark of life
October 2019 – Business Innovation Week, Zurich, Switzerland
First time for Cruzr in Switzerland
From October 1st to 4th we attended the Business Innovation Week event held in Zurich, Switzerland. This event was a great opportunity to showcase different robots using our SPARK solution. In addition, in was the very first time we showed Cruzr robot, the new generation of service robot from UBTECH Robotics, in Switzerland.
May 2019 – Vivatech 2019, SPARK evolution and new partnership
SPARK works now on 4 different robots
For the fourth year in a row, we were at Vivatech in Paris, one of the largest tech event in Europe. Vivatech was the perfect occasion to showcase the latest version of SPARK, our smart solution for robots, which now works on 4 different robots (Pepper, Cruzr, Buddy and Alpha-Mini). By presenting various retail, service and hotel use cases, we showed how useful and effective robots they are in any kind of business.
Botaldo : A Partnerhsip with DYDU and l’Equipe
For the first time, we showcased Botaldo, the soccer expert chatbot from the sports media l’Equipe. By using the DYDU chatbot platform and thanks to our SPARK solution, we have integrated Botaldo into robots, allowing to ask the robots any questions about the French soccer league. Botaldo will soon be available on other platforms.
June 2017 – IR & SBR America partnership announcement
Softbank Robotics America has acquired Pepper4Services
Softbank Robotics America is now the official owner of Pepper4Services, the CMS dedicated to Pepper robots.
New business tool for US market : Promoter
In partnership with SBRA, we’re designing a new business solution for Pepper enabling to attract, engage, convert and reward the customers. More info on Softbank Robotics America website.