Humber becomes the first hospital in Canada to recruit a humanoid robot


Humber River Hospital teams up with SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA) to become the first hospital in Canada with a humanoid robot.

With large expressive eyes and lifelike movements and gestures, Pepper will greet, guide, as well as entertain patients and visitors while offering a unique, interactive experience.



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