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The move is intended to push MasterCard's MasterPass digital wallet, which Pepper will accept at the pizza chain.

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Hungry for a slice? Ask Pepper, the SoftBank-designed humanoid robot.  MasterCard has inked a deal with Pizza Hut to bring Pepper to restaurants across Asia by the end of 2016. The move is intended to push MasterCard's MasterPass digital wallet, which Pizza Hut patrons can use by either tapping the Pepper icon within the wallet or by scanning a QR code on Pepper's display, while connected to Wi-Fi. Pepper can also provide recommendations and offers.  "Core to our digital transformation journey is the ability to make it easier for customers to engage, connect and transact with Pizza Hut," Vipul Chawla, Managing Director of Pizza Hut Restaurants Asia, said in a statement. "With an order-and-payment-enabled Pepper, customers can now come to expect personalized ordering at our stores, reduce wait time for carryout, and have a fun, frictionless user experience."

Article: http://www.pcmag.com/news/344718/pizza-hut-adding-pepper-robots-to-restaurants-in-asia

 

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