Robot video blogger teaches programming

The Diatom Enterprises team has launched a new project with its robot intern, Pepper, to make videos about software engineering for beginner and junior developers.  Pepper is a humanoid robot who is capable of recognizing and identifying human faces and emotions. Diatom Enterprises develops custom software for Pepper to control her speech, behavior and features. The team is working on a new project that will turn Pepper into a video blogger so … Continue reading

Developing an application for Pepper – problems and solutions

As a Latvian custom software development company, Diatom has been working in web, mobile and desktop development for 14 years. Since 2016 we have been deeply interested in robotics, artificial intelligence and automation and purchased the first humanoid robot, Pepper, in order to explore the opportunities of developing software for robots.   In this article, we would like to share our experience with the main issues we encountered while developing an application for Pepper for one of our clients … Continue reading

November Events: Riga Comm 2017

We are pleased to announce that Diatom Enterprises will take part in a fascinating business technology and innovation fair – Riga Comm 2017. The two-day event will be held on November 9–10, 2017, at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre in Riga, Latvia. We will be glad to welcome you at the A15/A17 booth and tell you more about … Continue reading

Software Development for the Pepper Robot

Pepper is one of the first humanoid robots on the market that is capable of identifying the principal human emotions: joy, anger and surprise. She is able to scan non-verbal language, such as the angle of a person’s head. Pepper is a very friendly robot who reaches out to communicate with humans But one of … Continue reading

Pepper the Robot’s first TV appearance

On January 16, Diatom Enterprises director and founder Denis Gorshkov and senior lead developer Pavel Petrov were invited to appear on the Life Today program on LTV7, a local Latvian TV channel. The purpose of this interview was to talk about the Internet of Thing (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and also to introduce our … Continue reading