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
Location on Body
Entire Body
Marketing Keywords
Sophia, Grace
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rha_AxYxdo

Date archived
January 26 2021
Last edited
January 26 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