Pizza Hut is testing a humanoid robot cashier named Pepper that was developed by SoftBank Robotics. The robot interacts with customers through voice commands and a large display that can show menus, pricing information, or other information. In a video released by MasterCard who is working on the payment system for Pepper, the robot takes an […]
Crystal radios are old news, but great fun. What would happen if a PhD designed a crystal set? By PhD we mean Pizza Hut Deliveryperson and [John Greenlee] (who may not actually be a PhD of either kind; we don’t know) gives us a good idea with his crystal radio in a pizza box. Pizza boxes aren’t the only food-related material in this radio. Show More Summary
SoftBank’s Pepper robot is growing up. After working at smartphone stores, it’s ready for a new career in the fast food industry. Pizza Hut Asia is partnering with MasterCard on a trial run that will use…
Next time you sadly order a pizza, you might get called out by a robot Pizza Hut is introducing a new robotic cashier to its restaurants in the Asia-Pacific region, which wouldn't really be that interesting except that this robot can apparently read peoples' emotions and respond accordingly. Show More Summary
The newest employee at this Pizza Hut is a Japanese robot.
Visitors to a Pizza Hut in Asia will soon be able to place an order, ask about nutritional info and pay for their meal without even speaking to a member of staff, or at least a human one. A robot that can interact with customers, like...Show More Summary
No word if paychecks being saved to buy a used Corolla SoftBank Robotic's "Pepper" humanoid robot will soon be put to work selling pizzas in Asia.…
We've entered the year where robots will start taking our orders. Pepper, a humanoid robot developed by SoftBank, will begin taking orders at Pizza Hut locations in Asia by the end of 2016, according to a company statement. It will be the first time Pepper is used for commerce purposes. Show More Summary
Pizza chains welcome our new overlords Pizza Hut Asia customers may soon be ordering their stuffed-crust pizzas from a robot. The company has announced that it will be piloting a program in which a humanoid robot named Pepper will take...Show More Summary
It’s graduation season here in the US, and the job market is busier than ever. For Softbank’s emotion-reading Pepper robot, however, landing a gig seems to have been easy as pie. MasterCard today announced that Pepper will soon be implemented in Pizza Hut restaurants in Singapore to take orders and process payments. Show More Summary
If your Pizza Hut clerk seems like a robot, you may have stumbled into Singapore and a near future in retail commerce Before the end of this year, credit card giant MasterCard will deploy an actual robot in one lucky Pizza Hut location...Show More Summary
S'mores-lovers are going to freak out over Pizza Hut's newest menu item: a Hershey's toasted s'mores cookie. It's the ultimate combination of a cookie cake and s'mores - a chocolate chip cookie cake topped with toasted mini marshmallows, chunks of Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar, and graham cracker pieces. Show More Summary
Homer Simpson will be licking his lips. That's because beer-infused pizza is now a thing. Mmmmm. One Pizza Hut restaurant in north London, England, is launching a one-day trial of the bizarre combo on Friday. And if enough people dig...Show More Summary
Happy hour, redefined.
Here's a great idea Beer and pizza make for one the the best culinary combinations humanity has ever developed. Now, a Pizza Hut in the United Kingdom is bringing the two together in a concoction that surely will make the heavens sing. Show More Summary
Pizza Hut has grabbed a Guinness World Record we didn’t know even existed – and now holds the record the highest altitude pizza delivery on land. Pizza Hut Africa General Manager, Randall Blackford and a team…
Company sets world record for highest-altitude pizza delivery as it celebrates its first restaurant opening in Tanzania.
The delivery took four days from start to finish.