Meet Sophia, the female humanoid robot and newest SXSW celebrity
Description: This is Sophia, a humanoid robot with the ability to smile.
If she looks familiar, it’s because she’s designed to look like Audrey Hepburn!
Sophia is able to display 60 kinds of facial expressions, as well as converse with her non-electronic counterparts.
Sophia’s creator says his goal is to make machines smarter than humans – and he also wants them to be able to be creative and show empathy.
Sophia may already be matching wits with us regular humans – posing for a selfie and showing off a little spunk by taking aim at President Trump.
If you think robots miss the mark, you may not be alone. The Amnesty International chief says the group is deeply concerned by artificial intelligence, calling for creators to make sure the robots respect the rights of humans.
And in this day and age of social media, Sophia is becoming quite the celebrity. She’s been a cover model, has her own website and even appeared at South by Southwest!
Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot. She has also become a media darling, having given numerous interviews to multiple media outlets, sang in a concert, and even graced the cover of one of the top fashion magazines. One of her interviews has generated billions of views and social media interactions. She has also shown her potential in business, having met face-to-face with key decision makers across industries including banking, insurance, auto manufacturing, property development, media and entertainment. In addition, she has appeared onstage as a panel member and presenter in high-level conferences, covering how robotics and artificial intelligence will become a prevalent part of people lives.
Sophia is an evolving genius machine. Her incredible human likeness, expressiveness, and remarkable story as an awakening robot Over time, her increasing intelligence and remarkable story will enchant the world and connect with people regardless of age, gender, and culture.
Added on: 2017-10-14 15:27:51 Submitted by:brianRuntime: 03:19