- Vehicles would be able to offer advice and support to drivers, such as during challenging driving or parking situations, while also providing company to drivers on long, solitary trips.
- On the heels of its $32 billion takeover of chip designer ARM, SoftBank sftby founder Masayoshi Son is embarking on another “crazy idea”: talking cars that can read a driver’s emotions.
- Market data provided by Interactive Data .
- “Imagine if robots, with their super intelligence, devoted themselves to humans,” Son said.
- Speaking at an event in Tokyo, Softbank and Honda described a future in which Honda cars could speak and interact with their drivers via cloud-based technology based on SoftBank’s “Pepper” robot, a life-sized robot that can read human emotions.
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@evankirstel: “SoftBank Is Designing An Emotional Car To Make Your Drives Home less lonely #AI #SmartCar”
Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank is setting out to design talking cars that can read and respond to a driver’s emotions.
SoftBank Is Designing An Emotional Car To Make Your Drives Home Less Lonely