#<p><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-13776" alt="Screen Shot 2015-03-25 at 11.52.02" src="http://channeleye.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Screen-Shot-2015-03-25-at-11.52.02-e1427284433391.png" width="330" height="160" />Softbank sold 300 Pepper robots in February and that’s going to drive the artificial intelligence and app market to develop faster than most people think.</p>
<p>According to market research company Trendforce, while the Pepper robot (pictured) is primarily available now to the commercial market, later this year Softbank and French startup Aldebaran will sell it to the general public, fuelled by third party apps people are currently creating. <a href="http://channeleye.co.uk/robots-drive-the-ai-market/" class="read_more">more&#187;</a></p><div class="feedflare">
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