IAA | Robot Sophia at IAA World Congress 2019

Robot Sophia at IAA World Congress 2019

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Sophia, a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong based company Hanson Robotics. Sophia was activated on February 14 in 2016 and made her first public appearance at South by Southwest Festival in mid-March 2016 in Austin, Texas, United States. Sophia is able to display more than 50 facial expressions.

At the Future Investment Summit 2017, in Riyadh, Sophia was granted Saudi Arabian citizenship, making her the first robot ever to have a nationality. In November 2017, Sophia was named the United Nations Development Programme's first ever Innovation Champion, and is the first non-human to be given any United Nations title.

Hear this interaction of a lifetime between Kubbra Sait & Robot Sophia at IAA World Congress 2019.


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