Sophia the robot maker plans mass rollout amid pandemic


Publication/Creation Date
January 25 2021
Creators/Contributors
Thomson Reuters Corporation (creator)
David Hanson (creator)
Hanson Robotics (creator)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
"When Sophia the robot was unveiled in 2016, the human-like robot went viral. Now, the company behind her, Hanson Robotics, wants to mass-produce thousands of robots by the end of 2021." Four different models of robots, including Sophia and a healthcare assistant robot called Grace, are expected to be released.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Relation to Body
Around
Marketing Keywords
Sophia, Grace
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rha_AxYxdo

Date archived
January 26 2021
Last edited
August 3 2021
How to cite this entry
Thomson Reuters Corporation, David Hanson, Hanson Robotics. (January 25 2021). "Sophia the robot maker plans mass rollout amid pandemic". Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5075