Sophia, the most developed robot and first artificially intelligent (AI) robot to be conceded a citizenship, is coming to Africa.
The Saudi Arabian resident and first Android citizen in history will go to Egypt’s Creative Industry Summit from April 17 to 18.
“The summit mainly targets six key areas, namely advertising and marketing, art and design, film, radio and television, photography, business innovation, and music. We aim to develop creative industries by putting forth new and innovative ideas in these fields,” said Mai Salama, the Creative Industry Summit’s pioneer.
Salama included that the coordinators dependably look to feature the most recent leaps in innovation, henceforth the decision of ‘Sophia’ the robot.
“We have always tried to bring whatever is new and a breakthrough in terms of technology. She’s been very successful, having recently spoken at the UN and Davos. So, we felt we should try to bring the most advanced AI to Egypt.”
A Hanson Robotics development, Sophia is the world’s most exceptional android. The ‘realest’ robot right up till this present time, Sophia’s covering artificial skin comprises of natural and non-organic material. The robot can express her ‘feelings’ through various outward expressions installed via various motors under her ‘skin,’as indicated by an article by AFP.
To keep up eye to eye contact and ensure the robot can recognize human faces, the robot has cameras installed in her eyes and torso. Sophia has been modified to do non-scripted discussions, during which she can gather emotional information and form passionate relations.
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A recent date she had with Hollywood star actor Will Smith has since circulated trend the web.
Sophia has turned international superstar, highlighting in the Elle Magazine, Good Morning Britain and The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon. She additionally showed up in the film ‘The White King’ and has talked at the United Nations and the World Economic Forum in Davos.