Little Sophia

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On Sunday I spoke with Hanson Robotics CFO David Chen about the start of mass production Robot Sophia`s younger sisters scheduled for May this year in China.

The launch of Sofia`s younger sisters on Kickstarter and product preparation for the mass market is another “small”, but thoughtful step towards the introduction of genoids into our daily life.

The 35-centimeter Sofia will be produced in the amount of 14000-23000 per year and is intended for use in primary and secondary schools, as well as in various educational programs. The main contingent – from 7 to 13 years old children, the field of knowledge – mathematics, an introduction to scientific disciplines and computer science.

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Winners of the AI and Robotics Projects Contest

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Friends and associates!

The competition of projects in the field of AI and robotics is over. More than 400 projects submitted applications for participation in the competition. The organizing committee selected the best 12 ideas.

On Friday, in a businesslike, but very warm atmosphere, 12 finalists presented their designs in the face of a jury composed of Mark Ginsburg, David Chen, Robot Sofia.

List of finalists:

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