Taiwan becomes one of the first markets outside of Japan to launch Pepper, a human-like robot. Pepper is the first such robots who can recognize and adapt his behavior according to the emotions of the interlocutor based on their voice, the expressions on their face, their body movements and the words they use. Made by SoftBank Robotics, more than 140 such robots are being used by SoftBank in their mobile shops. Pepper has already been adopted in Japanese homes.