Affectiva, the global leader in Artificial Emotional Intelligence (Emotion AI), and SoftBank Robotics, the global leader in humanoid robotics, today announced their partnership to enable robots to have more relational and human-like interactions with people. Affectiva’s Emotion AI will be integrated into SoftBank’s humanoid robot, Pepper, to allow Pepper to adapt its behavior based on a deep understanding of people’s complex emotional and cognitive states as they interact. Read full article here.