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Pepper Robot for Higher Education

Pepper Robot for Higher Education

Development Platform

Bring AI to life with PEPPER Robot, Hands-on research & learning platform to teach Science, Programming and Robotics

The pack includes:

  • 1 Pepper Robot with Charger & Battery
  • Unlimited Choregraphe Licenses
  • Full SDK and API
  • 1-year Warranty RobotLAB Start-up Instructions and Support


Price: $ 32,000

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  • Main Features

    Fully-programmable humanoid robots for students ages 7 and up

  • Dimensions

    4 ft for Pepper

  • Sensors

    HD Cameras, tactile sensors, position sensors, microphones, force sensitive resistors, sonar

  • Programming Languages

    Drag&Drop, C++, Python, Java

  • Educational value

    Reading, Writing, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, Geometry, Programming

  • What’s in the box?

    1 Pepper robot, Unlimited Choregraphe Software Licenses,  full SDK and API, 2-year Warranty

  • Mobile / stationary

    Mobile robot

  • Autonomy


  • Student to robot ratio

    1 robot per 10 students

  • Best for

    Schools, Colleges and Universities

  • Curriculum

    Covering robotics, programming, STEM and computer science

  • Professional Development / Training

    No training required – available as an option

  • Warranty

    2-year warranty


Pepper robot in research:

Here is one example of how one of our higher education partners is using Pepper in their research

Xiaopeng Zhao is a professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville working in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering. Zhao and his students conduct research and develop projects focused on how Pepper Robot, along with AI and other information and communication technologies, can assist diagnosis, care, and rehab of people with dementia.

This is his amazing story! 


Today, PEPPER is with NAO one the leading humanoid robot being used in research and education worldwide.

Robotics is the fastest growing and most advanced technology used in education and research. The PEPPER humanoid robot is the ideal platform for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts at all levels.

By using the PEPPER platform, instructors and researchers stay current with major technical and commercial breakthroughs in programming and applied research. Using PEPPER guarantee students, the best possible career and college readiness!

Pepper was designed to make his interaction with human beings as natural and intuitive as possible.

Hearing and Speaking Interacting and interpreting emotions wouldn't be possible without the 4 directional microphones located on Pepper's head. They enable him to detect where sounds are coming from and locate your position, while also allowing him to identify the emotions transmitted by your voice.

Seeing Pepper is able to function in complex environments thanks to his 3D camera and 2 HD cameras that enable him to identify movements, and recognise the emotions on the faces of his interlocutors. If you are happy, Pepper will share your joy, and if you are sad, Pepper will comfort you.

Connection Connected directly to the internet, Pepper can keep you up to date with the latest news, the weather forecast, or even help you to find a recipe! Don't hesitate to chat with him on the subject of your choice.

Tablet Pepper uses his tablet to help you make choices, but also to express his own emotions.

Emotion engine By perceiving and analyzing your emotions, and learning to get to know you, Pepper is able to adapt his attitude to suit your own as closely as possible. This constant dialogue between perception, adaptation, learning and choice is the result of what is known as the emotion engine.

Control and balance Thanks to his anti-collision system, Pepper detects both people and obstacles in order to reduce the risk of unexpected collisions. Pepper is also able to maintain his balance, which stops him from falling if somebody knocks him over.

Movement and autonomy You will be amazed by the flexibility and fluidity of Pepper's movements! His 3 multi-directional wheels enable him to move around freely through 360°, at a maximum speed of 3 km/h. No less than 20 engines (head, arms, back) control his movements with great precision. Lastly, Pepper is equipped with a high capacity lithium-ion battery, giving him approximately 12 hours of autonomy.

High Definition vision Pepper is equipped with two high-resolution cameras as well as a 3D camera enabling him to effectively understand his environment. The images are processed by shape recognition software capable of identifying faces and objects.

Interpreting emotions Pepper boasts the latest technology, which means he is able to identify your emotions by your voice as well as the expressions on your face. Pepper reacts accordingly and is delighted if you are happy, or does his best to comfort you if you are sad. In addition to faces, Pepper is also able to recognize people by their voices. Thanks to his 4 directional microphones and his loudspeakers, Pepper is able to locate the source of sounds and engage in conversation in response.

A network of sensors Pepper possesses numerous sensors: two ultrasound transmitters and receivers, six laser sensors and three obstacle detectors placed in his legs. These sensors provide him with information about the distance of nearby objects (a range of 3 meters), in addition to his three cameras (two RGB cameras and one 3D camera placed in his head). Another sensor within the battery indicates its level of charge as well as its temperature. Pepper also possesses tactile sensors in his hands, which are used when he is playing games or for social interaction.

Linked to the world For autonomous internet access, Pepper is equipped with wireless connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n.

Welcome to the community A community of developers in Japan and throughout the world is imagining and designing new content for Pepper. The library of applications for this new type of companion is growing and evolving every single day.

Specifications of Pepper robot

The advanced software package includes a full SDK and API in Java, C++, C# (.N et), Matlab, and Python. Every robot comes standard with Choregraphe, an award winning software that makes it easy to program the robot using a drag and drop interface which simplifies the programming for new and advanced users alike. The software package includes an advanced simulation software based on Webots.

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Pepper Robot for Higher Education

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More Information About The Pepper Robot HigherEd

Frequently Asked Questions About The Pepper Robot HigherEd

What’s the price of Pepper robot?

Pepper starts at $32,990 but there are additional software and model options that could dictate that the price varies depending on your use case and level of support your project requires. program

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Can I rent a Pepper robot?

Yes, We offer a service called RAAS. RAAS a service allows you to “rent Pepper” for a term of 1 or 2 years and it comes with and increased level of customer service and a dedicated project manager to help curate and maintain your project. The project manager, however, will need someone to work with on your end as well. This service is designed to be as turnkey as possible and is popular amongst Universities when they want a campus ambassador.

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Is RobotLAB certified to distribute Pepper robots?

Yes, in fact we are the exclusive distributor of Pepper in both North and South America. We also handle all S&R cases for Pepper for the region.

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What’s the lead time for a Pepper robot?

If your project does not require content curation the lead time for a Pepper robot is 3-5 business days.

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Is Pepper robot mobile?

Pepper Premium + NAV allows you to create maps. Pepper is able to navigate within a 300sq ft radius from it’s base.

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Can I program Pepper robot?

Pepper robot comes with full SDK and API access

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How many languages does Pepper have the ability to speak?

Pepper can speak 15 languages including Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Chinese, Mandarin, Dutch, and Arabic.

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How much weight can Pepper robot carry?

Pepper is not designed to pick things up or manipulate objects

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Can Pepper robot Navigate?

Yes. Pepper is able to navigate within a 300 sq ft radius of it’s base How long does the Pepper’s battery last between charges? The average battery life is between 8-12 hours.

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Can I integrate a chatbot with Pepper?

Yes, you can. It is compatible with most major chatbot platforms How do people interact with Pepper? You can interact with Pepper either via voice commands or tactile commands on Pepper’s tablet.

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How can I customize the way Pepper robot looks?

We have an option called Custom Design Studio that allows you to give Pepper a theme.

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Pepper Robot for Higher Education

Development Platform

Price: $32,000

* starting from