NEWS AND EVENTS
Events, partnerships, software releases, discover our latest news!
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.
January 2019 – Meetup Voice/AI – SPARK solution presented by Pepper
The use of voice AI technology is rising!
We were at the Voice / AI meetup organised by 1Kubator to talk about how we use the voice and AI technology in robotics, we took the opportunity to showcase SPARK, our latest smart solution for robots.
- Social robots like Pepper or Cruzr are great interfaces between physical and digital world
- SPARK integrates the most performing chatbots & voicebots and the best knowledge technologies to provide smart, useful and efficient interaction with social robots.
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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.